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[ahr-tuh-mis] /ˈɑr tə mɪs/
Also called Cynthia. an ancient Greek goddess, the daughter of Leto and the sister of Apollo, characterized as a virgin huntress and associated with the moon.
Compare Diana.
a female given name. Unabridged
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(Greek myth) the virgin goddess of the hunt and the moon: the twin sister of Apollo Roman counterpart Diana Also called Cynthia
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Greek goddess of the moon, wild animals, hunting, childbirth, etc.; sister of Apollo; her name is of unknown origin.

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Artemis [(ahr-tuh-mis)]

The Greek name for Diana, the virgin goddess of the hunt and the moon; the daughter of Zeus and the sister of Apollo. Artemis was also called Cynthia.

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