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From Latin aegis, aegidis, from Ancient Greek αἰγίς (aigis, “goatskin”) (from which the shield of Athena was made, and thus the sense “protection, shield”), from αἴξ (aix, “goat”).
égida f (plural égidas)
- (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) aegis
- (literary) aegis, protection, backing
- (literary) shield