Egeria

noun
Ege·​ria | \ i-ˈjir-ē-ə How to pronounce Egeria (audio) \

Definition of Egeria

: a woman who is an adviser or a companion

First Known Use of Egeria

1621, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Egeria

Latin, a nymph who advised the legendary Roman king Numa Pompilius

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“Egeria.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Egeria. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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