As·​tar·​te ə-ˈstär-tē How to pronounce Astarte (audio)
: the Phoenician goddess of fertility and of sexual love

Word History


Greek Astártē, borrowed from Phoenician *‛aštart

First Known Use

1599, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Astarte was in 1599

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“Astarte.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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