Hesione

noun He·si·o·ne \hə̇ˈsīə(ˌ)nē\

Definition of Hesione

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Hesionidae) of marine free-swimming polychaete worms having long peristomial cirri and two pairs of eyes

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Origin and Etymology of hesione

New Latin, after Hesione, Trojan princess of Greek mythology saved from a monster by Hercules, from Latin, from Greek Hēsionē


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