Etymology
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Circe (n.)

beautiful enchantress of the isle of Aea who transformed into swine those who drank from her cup ("Odyssey"), late 14c., from Latin Circe, from Greek Kirke. Related: Circean "fascinating but depraving" (1640s).

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Definitions of Circe

Circe (n.)
(Greek mythology) a sorceress who detained Odysseus on her island and turned his men into swine;
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