noun, plural he·tai·rai [hi-tahyuhtahy-rahy]. /hɪˈtaɪətaɪ raɪ/.
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In Greece and Rome there was, perhaps you know, a certain class of females called Hetaira, also a class of males called parasites.A Fantasy of Far Japan|Baron Kencho Suyematsu
Everyone recognized the beautiful hetaira as Aphrodite, and she was hailed, as with one voice, the Queen of the World.Serapis, Complete|Georg Ebers
These thoughts, he says, have been suggested to him by the life of the hetaira Thais whose body and soul are ever at variance.Woman under Monasticism|Lina Eckenstein
The nun generally was emancipated from man as thoroughly as the hetaira had been from marriage.
The Greek ideal of woman which the hetaira exemplified was beauty.