- a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “flowery.”
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December 22, 2010
It is commonly known as the Opelet, and its scientific name is Anthea cereus.The Sea Shore
William S. Furneaux
I had just belayed the halyards when Anthea came to me with the keys.
While I was doing so, Anthea and her brother made their appearance.
When I went down to breakfast, Anthea and Lizette were already in the dining-room.
"I don't see——" Robert was beginning, when Anthea interrupted.