Associations to the word «Maia»


MAIA, proper noun. Alternative form of Maja A genus of sea spiders.
MAIA, proper noun. (Greek god) Daughter of Atlas and mother of Hermes.
MAIA, proper noun. (Roman god) The goddess of growth after whom the month May (Latin maius) was named.
MAIA, proper noun. A female given name of recent usage.
MAIA, proper noun. (astronomy) A star in the constellation Taurus. It is the fourth brightest star in the Pleiades cluster.
MAIA, proper noun. (astronomy) Short for 66 Maja, a main belt asteroid.

Dictionary definition

MAIA, noun. Type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution.

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery