Hecate

noun
Hec·​ate | \ ˈhe-kə-tē How to pronounce Hecate (audio) , ˈhe-kət How to pronounce Hecate (audio) \

Definition of Hecate

: a Greek goddess associated especially with the underworld, night, and witchcraft

First Known Use of Hecate

1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hecate

Latin, from Greek Hekatē

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“Hecate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hecate?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=h&file=hecate02. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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