noun Classical Mythology.
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Origin of Hecate
OTHER WORDS FROM HecateHec·a·te·an, Hec·a·tae·an, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for hecate
Hecate, almost a centenarian, occupied a corner of her son's barn.
Why, it was merrily done; when the old hag set her serpent at me, and Hecate stood by laughing from ear to ear—what could I do?The Last Days of Pompeii|Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
When Diana goes to hell, her name changes to Hecate, but love among the devils is called love still!Mary Marston|George MacDonald
And propitiate only-begotten Hecate, daughter of Perses, pouring from a goblet the hive-stored labour of bees.The Argonautica|Apollonius Rhodius
She was mightier in will than the wise woman, and, as Hecate could summon her priestesses, so Saronia could call the witch.Saronia|Richard Short