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hetaera


hetaera


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hetaera  \He*t[ae]"ra\,  Hetaira  \He*tai"ra\,  n.;  pl  {-r[ae]}. 
  [NL.  See  {Hetairism}.]  (Gr.  Antiq.) 
  A  female  paramour;  a  mistress,  concubine,  or  harlot.  -- 
  {He*t[ae]"ric},  {He*tai"ric},  a.