Definition of Galatea in English:

Galatea

Line breaks: Gal|atea
Pronunciation: /ˌgaləˈtɪə
 
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Greek Mythology
  • 1A 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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