Astarte

noun
As·​tar·​te | \ ə-ˈstär-tē How to pronounce Astarte (audio) \

Definition of Astarte

: the Phoenician goddess of fertility and of sexual love

First Known Use of Astarte

1599, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Astarte

Latin, from Greek Astartē

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Astarte

Statistics for Astarte

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Astarte

The first known use of Astarte was in 1599

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on Astarte

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Astarte

Comments on Astarte

What made you want to look up Astarte? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an enemy or opponent

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Thing: Animal Edition

  • alt 5a023732e6f75
  • Name that animal:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!