Hygeia

noun
Hy·​ge·​ia | \ hī-ˈjē-ə How to pronounce Hygeia (audio) \

Definition of Hygeia

: the goddess of health in Greek mythology

First Known Use of Hygeia

1737, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hygeia

Latin, from Greek Hygieia

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“Hygeia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hygeia. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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