Circe definition by Webster's New World
in Homer's Odyssey, an enchantress who turns men into swine
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek Kirkē
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- Circean adjective
Circe definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun Greek Mythology
A goddess who turned Odysseus's men temporarily into swine but later gave him directions for their journey home.
- Cirˈce·an adjective