Dan·​aë ˈda-nə-ˌē How to pronounce Danaë (audio)
: a princess of Argos visited by Zeus in the form of a shower of gold and by him the mother of Perseus

Word History


Latin, from Greek Danaē

First Known Use

1562, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Danaë was in 1562

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Cite this Entry

“Danaë.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dana%C3%AB. Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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