Hestia

noun

Hes·​tia ˈhe-stē-ə How to pronounce Hestia (audio)
ˈhes-chə,
ˈhesh-
: the Greek goddess of the hearth and chief goddess of domestic activity compare vesta

Word History

Etymology

Greek

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hestia was in 1853

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“Hestia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hestia. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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