/ (haɪˈdʒiːə) /

  1. the Greek goddess of health

Derived forms of Hygeia

  • Hygeian, adjective

Words Nearby Hygeia

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How to use Hygeia in a sentence

  • But they said it was no use trying to get into the Hygeia, and I stopped last night at the little hotel in Hampton.

    April Hopes | William Dean Howells
  • Hygeia, a daughter of sculapius, watched over the health of man.

  • We will except Hygeia, the goddess of health, the fabled daughter of sculapius.

    The Funny Side of Physic | A. D. Crabtre
  • The subjects just enumerated are the very pillars which support the temple of Hygeia.

  • Sacrifices to Ceres and Bacchus, in the very act of the offering, should have a sweet fragrance in the nostrils of Hygeia.