Definition of Lethe in English:

Lethe

Syllabification: Le·the
Pronunciation: /ˈlēTHē, liˈTHē-
 
/
Greek Mythology
A river in Hades whose water when drunk made the souls of the dead forget their life on earth.

Origin

via Latin from Greek lēthē 'forgetfulness', from the base of lanthanesthai 'forget'.

Derivatives

Lethean

Pronunciation: /ˈlēTHēən/
adjective

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