Maia definitions

mā'ə, mī'ə
A goddess, the eldest of the Pleiades.
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The brightest star in the Pleiades.
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One of the Pleiades, mother of Hermes by Zeus.
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An earth goddess, sometimes identified with the Greek Maia: the month of May was named in her honor.
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Origin of maia

Latin Māia from Greek Maia from maia good mother, nurse mā-2 in Indo-European roots