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    • Greek Mythology A goddess, the oldest of the…
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Maia definition

  • noun:
    • Greek Mythology A goddess, the oldest of the Pleiades.
    • The brightest star in Pleiades.
    • A genus of spider crabs, such as the common European species (Maia squinado).
    • a lovely United states bombycid moth (Eucronia maia).
    • The typical genus of Maiidœ, founded by Lamarck in 1801.
    • type genus for the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
  • proper-noun:
    • Alternative type of Maja. A genus of ocean spiders.
    • Daughter of Atlas and mom of Hermes.
    • The goddess of growth after whom the month May ( Latin maius ) had been named.
    • a lady provided title of current use.
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