Definition of Galatea in English:

Galatea

Syllabification: Gal·a·te·a
Pronunciation: /ˌɡaləˈtēə
 
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1 Greek Mythology A sea nymph courted by the Cyclops Polyphemus, who in jealousy killed his rival Acis.
2The name given to the statue fashioned by Pygmalion and brought to life.

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Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: nēˈätn-ē
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal