Pyrrha

noun
Pyr·​rha | \ ˈpir-ə How to pronounce Pyrrha (audio) \

Definition of Pyrrha

: the wife of Deucalion

First Known Use of Pyrrha

1560, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Pyrrha

Latin, from Greek

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“Pyrrha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pyrrha. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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