Leda definition

  • noun:
    • Greek Mythology A queen of Sparta in addition to mommy, by Zeus in the form of a swan, of Helen and Pollux and, by the woman husband Tyndareus, of Castor and Clytemnestra.
    • The satellite of Jupiter that is ninth in length from world.
    • In Greek myth., the spouse of Tyndareus, king of Sparta, and mother of Clytæmnestra, Helen, Castor, and Pollux.
    • In zoology:
    • The Standard genus of Ledidæ.
    • A spurious genus of spiders.
    • A genus of amphipod crustaceans.
    • (Greek mythology) a queen of Sparta who was raped by Zeus that has taken the form of a swan; Helen of Troy had been conceived within the rape of Leda
  • proper-noun:
    • The partner of Tyndareus and mama of Helen, Clytemnestra and Castor and Pollux hatched from eggs because of a seduction by Zeus into the guise of a swan

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