Danaë

noun
Dan·​aë | \ ˈda-nə-ˌē How to pronounce Danaë (audio) \

Definition of Danaë

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

First Known Use of Danaë

1562, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Danaë

Latin, from Greek Danaē

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“Danaë.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dana%C3%AB. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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