Gender Feminine
Scripts Μήδεια(Ancient Greek) მედეა(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. mə-DEE-ə(English) MEH-DEH-AH(Georgian)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Greek Μήδεια (Medeia), derived from μήδεα (medea) meaning "plans, counsel, cunning". In Greek mythology Medea was a sorceress from Colchis (modern Georgia) who helped Jason gain the Golden Fleece. They were married, but eventually Jason left her for another woman. For revenge Medea slew Jason's new lover and also had her own children by Jason killed.

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Entry updated April 25, 2021