Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 04/09/18 Minerva

Minerva (noun)
Minerva [mi-nur-vuh]


noun
1. the ancient Roman goddess of wisdom and the arts, identified with the Greek goddess Athena.
2. a woman of great wisdom.
3. a female given name.


Origin: ancient Roman goddess of arts, crafts, and sciences; wisdom, sense, and reflection (later identified with Greek Athene), late 14c., mynerfe, from Latin Minerva, from Old Latin Menerva, from *menes-wa, from PIE root *men- "mind, understanding, reason" (see mind (n.)). Cf. Sanskrit Manasvini, name of the mother of the Moon, manasvin "full of mind or sense." Related: Minerval.

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