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Astraea astronomical symbol
 
Astraea astronomical symbol (alternate)

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Learned borrowing from Ancient Greek Ἀστραῖα (Astraîa, literally star maiden)

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Astraea

  1. (Greek mythology) The Greek goddess of stars and justice; similar to Dike, equivalent to the Roman goddess Justitia.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 5 Astraea, the asteroid.

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