- Gr. Myth. a woodland nymph, changed into a stream by Artemis so that she might escape her pursuer, Alpheus
- a North American orchid (Arethusa bulbosa) with one pink flower and one long leaf that grows only with the fruit
Origin of ArethusaClassical Latin ; from Gr. Arethousa
See dragon's mouth.
Origin of arethusaFrom Arethusa.
A wood nymph who was changed into a fountain by Artemis.
Origin of ArethusaLatin Areth&umacron;sa, from Greek Arethousa.
- A bog orchid, of the genus Arethusa, having a magenta flower; the dragon's mouth.