Egeria[ē jir′ē ə]
- Rom. Myth. a nymph who advised Numa, second king of Rome
- any woman who acts as an advisor
Origin of EgeriaClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Ēgeria
A woman adviser or counselor.
Origin of EgeriaAfter Egeria, Roman nymph or goddess and adviser to Numa Pompilius, a legendary Roman king.
- A patroness.