Etymology
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Medea

famous sorceress, daughter of the king of Colchis, from Latin Medea, from Greek Mēdeia, literally "cunning," related to mēdomai "to deliberate, estimate, contrive, decide," mēdein "to protect, rule over," from PIE root *med- "take appropriate measures."

updated on December 13, 2018

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Definitions of Medea from WordNet

Medea (n.)
(Greek mythology) a princess of Colchis who aided Jason in taking the Golden Fleece from her father;
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