- a female adviser
C17: name of the mythical adviser of Numa Pompilius, king of Rome
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Examples from the Web for egeria
They were four in number, the best known of whom are Carmenta and Egeria.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome
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!The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard