Alethea

[ al-uh-thee-uh ]
/ ˌæl əˈθi ə /
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noun

a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “truth.”
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Alethea


fem. proper name, from Greek aletheia "truth, truthfulness," from alethes "true," literally "not concealing," from privative prefix a- "not" (see a- (3)) + lethe "forgetfulness, oblivion" (see latent).

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