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Hygeia

noun
  1. the Greek goddess of health
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Derived FormsHygeian, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • What, then, is this moderation which both Hygeia and Venus command?

    The Physical Life of Woman:

    Dr. George H Napheys

  • The summer which he had left in the interior of the Hygeia was now out-of-doors.

    Their Pilgrimage

    Charles Dudley Warner

  • Stormbound: that is what the Hygeia was—a winter resort without any doubt.

    Their Pilgrimage

    Charles Dudley Warner

  • Hygeia, a daughter of sculapius, watched over the health of man.

  • We will except Hygeia, the goddess of health, the fabled daughter of sculapius.