Dea-ex-machina definition

A specifically female deus ex machina ; a “goddess from a machine”.
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Noun

Singular:
dea-ex-machina
Plural:
deae-ex-machina

Origin of dea-ex-machina

  • An alteration of Latin deus ex māchinā in English, substituting the masculine or epicene deus (“god”) with the feminine dea (“goddess”).

    From Wiktionary