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Mai·a

 (mā′ə, mī′ə)
n.
1. Greek Mythology A goddess, the eldest of the Pleiades.
2. The brightest star in the Pleiades.

[Latin Māia, from Greek Maia, from maia, good mother, nurse; see mā- in Indo-European roots.]

Maia

(ˈmaɪə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the eldest of the seven Pleiades, mother by Zeus of Hermes
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Noun1.Maia - type genus of the MajidaeMaia - type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Majidae, Majidae - spider crabs
European spider crab, Maja squinado, king crab - a large spider crab of Europe
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