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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In classical myth., the Roman name of the Greek goddess Leto, mother by Jupiter of Apollo and Diana. See Leto.
  • noun In zoöl.:
  • noun A genus of mollusks.
  • noun A genus of cladocerous crustaceans of the family Sididæ.
  • noun A genus of rove-beetles or Staphylinidæ having the anterior tarsi dilated. There are two species, both from the United States of Colombia.
  • noun A genus of spiders.

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  • noun wife or mistress of Zeus and mother of Apollo and Artemis in ancient mythology; called Latona in Roman mythology

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