Associations to the word «Ianthe»


IANTHE, proper noun. (Greek god) Ianthe, one of the 3,000 Oceanids, the daughters of Oceanus & Tethys.
IANTHE, proper noun. (Greek god) Ianthe, Cretan girl who married Iphis after Isis turned Iphis from a woman into a man.
IANTHE, proper noun. (astronomy) Short for 98 Ianthe, a main belt asteroid.

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