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  1. a female adviser
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Word Origin for Egeria

C17: name of the mythical adviser of Numa Pompilius, king of Rome
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Historical Examples of egeria

  • They were four in number, the best known of whom are Carmenta and Egeria.

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

    E.M. Berens

  • I have said that Egeria allies herself with the expansive forces of Nature.

  • On entering it, Egeria found all the children in their places and at work.

  • There is another way in which Egeria brings music into the lives of the children.

  • Remember that at your age one has need, like Oedipus, of an Egeria!