apheta

noun
aph·​e·​ta | \ ˈafətə \
plural -s

Definition of apheta

in astrology
: the ruler or giver of life in a nativity

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History and Etymology for apheta

New Latin, from Greek aphetēs heavenly body determining the vital quadrant, from aphienai to send forth, from apo- + hienai to send (to spout)

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“Apheta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apheta. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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