Hy·​ge·​ia hī-ˈjē-ə How to pronounce Hygeia (audio)
: the goddess of health in Greek mythology

Word History


Latin, from Greek Hygieia

First Known Use

1737, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hygeia was in 1737

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“Hygeia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hygeia. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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