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Selene

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Selene vomer (lookdown)

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Selene f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Carangidae — lookdowns and moonfishes.

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Selene

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Σελήνη (Selḗnē).

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Selene

  1. (Greek mythology) The goddess of the Moon; daughter of Hyperion and Theia, sister of Helios and Eos, mother of the Menae, (the goddesses of the lunar months within a olympiad). Her Roman counterpart is Luna.
  2. (rare) A female given name.
  3. (poetic) the moon

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Selene f

  1. (Greek mythology) Selene (Greek moon goddess)