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Hec·a·teor Hek·a·te (hĕk′ə-tē, hĕk′ĭt)
n. Greek Mythology
An ancient fertility goddess who later became associated with Persephone as queen of Hades and protector of witches.
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a goddess of the underworld
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Hec•a•te(ˈhɛk ə ti; in Shakespeare ˈhɛk ɪt)
an ancient Greek goddess of the earth and the underworld, associated with sorcery and crossroads.
[< Latin < Greek hekátē, n. use of feminine of hékatos far-shooting, said of Apollo as sun god]
Hec`a•te′an, Hec`a•tae′an, adj.
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Hecate[ˈhɛkətɪ] n → Ecate f
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