Egeria[ē jir′ē ə]
Egeria definition by Webster's New World
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- Rom. Myth. a nymph who advised Numa, second king of Rome
- any woman who acts as an advisor
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek Ēgeria
Egeria definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A woman adviser or counselor.
Origin: After Egeria, Roman nymph or goddess and adviser to Numa Pompilius, a legendary Roman king.