See also: amphitrite

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EtymologyEdit

New Latin, from Ancient Greek Ἀμφιτρίτη(Amphitrítē, mother of Poseidon), also "three times around", perhaps for the coiled forms specimens take.

Proper nounEdit

Amphitrite f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Terebellidae – spaghetti worms, sea-floor-dwelling polychetes.

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Amphitrite astronomical symbol

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἀμφιτρίτη(Amphitrítē)

PronunciationEdit

(US) IPA(key): /ˌæm.fɪˈtɹaɪ.ti/

Proper nounEdit

Amphitrite

  1. (Greek mythology) A nymph, the wife of Poseidon.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 29 Amphitrite, a main belt asteroid.

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