Danaë

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noun Dan·aë \ˈda-nə-ˌē\

Definition of Danaë

  1. :  a princess of Argos visited by Zeus in the form of a shower of gold and by him the mother of Perseus

Origin and Etymology of danaë

Latin, from Greek Danaē


First Known Use: 1562


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