noun, plural he·tai·rai [hi-tahyuh tahy-rahy] /hɪˈtaɪətaɪ raɪ/.
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The Greek ideal of woman which the hetaira exemplified was beauty.
Semi-Greek, a daughter of the Ptolomies, she had the charm of the Hellenic hetaira.
One of these, the Hetaira esmeralda, Will was convinced must be the most beautiful of all flying creatures.The Inca Emerald
The classic Hetaira seems more akin to this Apollochartered libertine of an age bent on being equally classical.A Decade of Italian Women, v. II (of 2)
T. Adolphus Trollope
Henceforth, says the hetaira Bacchis to Myrrhina, our profits are secured by law.The History of Prostitution
William W. Sanger