Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Greek Mythology The mother of Aphrodite by Zeus.
  • noun A satellite of Saturn.

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the tribe Heliconiini — certain butterflies.
  • proper noun Greek mythology Mother of Aphrodite, and possibly the same as the goddess Rhea.
  • proper noun astronomy The fourth largest moon of Saturn.
  • proper noun A female given name.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek Diōnē, from Zeus, Di-, Zeus; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]

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