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GenderFeminine
ScriptsΛηδα Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.LE-DA Classical Greek
LEE-də English
LAY-də English
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown. In Greek myth she was the mother of Castor, Pollux, Helen and Clytemnestra by the god Zeus, who came upon her in the form of a swan.

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Categories

animals, birds, consorts of Zeus, currently out of the US top 1000, Greek mythology, moons of Jupiter, mothers, mythology, Queer as Folk US characters, uncertain etymology, victims, women
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute