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Contributor Contrib.Amara L. on 8/1/2011
A nymph of Greek mythology and according to some accounts the nurse of the god Ares. Her name is directly derived from θηρ (ther) referring to a wild, carnivorous animal, but as she was a nymph of a town named Therapne, from the same root, it is more probable that she was named after the place.