Etymology
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Hestia

goddess of the hearth, from Greek hestia "hearth, house, home, family" (see vestal).

updated on February 04, 2005

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Definitions of Hestia from WordNet

Hestia (n.)
(Greek mythology) the goddess of the hearth and its fire in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Vesta;
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