Egeria definition

  • noun:
    • a female agent or therapist.
    • In Roman mythology, a prophetic nymph or divinity, the instructress of Numa Pompilius, and invoked whilst the giver of life.
    • [NL.] In zoology: A genus of brachyurous decapod crustaceans, regarding the family Maiidæ, or spidercrabs. E. indica is an Indian species.
    • A genus of bivalve shells, of family members Donacidæ, typically regarded as being exactly like Galatea.
    • [NL.] See Ægeria.
    • The 13th planetoid, found by De Gasparis, at Naples, in 1850.
    • tiny genus of dioecious tropical aquatic flowers
  • proper-noun:
    • A nymph or small goddess from Roman mythology.
    • 13 Egeria, the asteroid.

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