Circe definition

  • noun:
    • Greek Mythology A goddess whom switched Odysseus's men temporarily into swine but later on provided him directions for his or her journey home.
    • In ornithology, a genus of humming-birds, the type of which can be C. latirostris of Mexico.
    • In conchology, a genus of siphonate bivalves, associated with the household Cyprinidæ, containing these types of species as C. corrugata.
    • A genus of Trachymedusæ: synonymous with Trachynema (which see).
    • (Greek mythology) a sorceress who detained Odysseus on her island and turned his men into swine
  • proper-noun:
    • An enchantress whom switched Odysseus' men into pigs.

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