Galatea

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noun Gal·a·tea \ˌga-lə-ˈtē-ə\

Definition of Galatea

  1. :  a female figure sculpted by Pygmalion and given life by Aphrodite in fulfillment of his prayer

Origin and Etymology of galatea

Latin, from Greek Galateia


First Known Use: 14th century

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