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GenderFeminine
ScriptsΛητω Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.LE-TAW Classical Greek
LEE-to English
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Meaning & History

Possibly from Lycian lada meaning "wife". Other theories connect it to Greek ληθω (letho) meaning "hidden, forgotten". In Greek mythology she was the mother of Apollo and Artemis by Zeus.
Other Languages & CulturesLatona Roman Mythology
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Categories

consorts of Zeus, goddesses, Greek mythology, mother goddesses, mothers
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute