(Greek mythology) any of the primordial giant goddesses who were offspring of Uranus (heaven) and Gaea (earth) in ancient mythology
Topics: ↑Greek mythology
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Greek deity
Instance Hyponyms:
Thea, ↑Theia, ↑Rhea, ↑Themis, ↑Mnemosyne, ↑Phoebe, ↑Tethys

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