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égida

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin aegis, aegidis, from Ancient Greek αἰγίς (aigís, goatskin) (from which the shield of Athena was made, and thus the sense “protection, shield”), from αἴξ (aíks, goat).

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égida f (plural égidas)

  1. (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) aegis
  2. (literary) aegis, protection, backing
  3. (literary) shield

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