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Lethe Syllabification: Le·the
Pronunciation: /ˈlēTHē/
Greek Mythology

Definition of Lethe in English:

A river in Hades whose water when drunk made the souls of the dead forget their life on earth.

Derivatives

Lethean
Pronunciation: /ˈlēTHēən/
adjective

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with Lethe

heathy
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