[ lee-duh, ley- ]
/ ˈli də, ˈleɪ- /


Classical Mythology. the mother, by her husband Tyndareus, of Castor and Clytemnestra and, by Zeus in the form of a swan, of Pollux and Helen.
Astronomy. a small natural satellite of the planet Jupiter.


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British Dictionary definitions for leda (1 of 2)

/ (ˈliːdə) /


Greek myth a queen of Sparta who was the mother of Helen and Pollux by Zeus, who visited her in the form of a swan

British Dictionary definitions for leda (2 of 2)

/ (ˈliːdə) /


astronomy a small satellite of Jupiter in an intermediate orbit
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