Leda
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈliːdə/
Proper noun
  1. (Greek mythology) The wife of Tyndareus and mother of Helen, Clytemnestra and Castor and Pollux hatched from eggs as a result of a seduction by Zeus in the guise of a swan
  2. (astronomy) A moon of Jupiter.
  3. (astronomy) 38 Leda, a main belt asteroid; not to be confused with the Jovian moon.



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