from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology The mother of Aphrodite by Zeus.
  • n. The satellite of Saturn that is ninth in distance from the planet.

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the tribe Heliconiini — certain butterflies.
  • proper n. Mother of Aphrodite, and possibly the same as the goddess Rhea.
  • proper n. The fourth largest moon of Saturn.
  • proper n. A female given name.


Greek Diōnē, from Zeus, Di-, Zeus.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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