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  • (Greek mythology) a river in Hades; the souls of the dead had to drink from it, which made them forget all they had done and suffered when they were alive

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  • (Greek mythology) a river in Hades; the souls of the dead had to drink from it, which made them forget all they had done and suffered when they were alive

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Lethe'


  • Lethe: For other uses, see Lethe (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Leath. In Greek mythology, Lethe /ˈliːθi/ (Greek: Λήθη, Lḗthē; Ancient Greek: [lɛ́:tʰɛː]
  • Lethe callipteris: Lethe callipteris is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family (Satyrinae). It is found in the East Palearctic where it is endemic to Japan, Sakhalin (L.
  • River Lethe: For the mythological river, see Lethe. River Lethe is located 18 km (12 mi) west of Mount Katmai, Alaska Peninsula, and is the middle branch of the
  • Lethe diana: 45–55 mm. It resembles Lethe confusa; however, the Lethe confusa bears a white band on its wings, setting them apart. The Lethe diana’s wingspan ranges
  • Lethe (genus): Lethe is a butterfly genus from the subfamily Satyrinae in the family Nymphalidae. It includes the treebrowns, woodbrowns, foresters and their relatives
  • Hypanartia lethe: Hypanartia lethe, common name orange admiral or orange mapwing, is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. Hypanartia lethe has a wingspan of about 40–50
  • Lethe vindhya: The Black Forester Lethe vindhya is a species of Satyrinae butterfly found in India and Indo-China. Lethe vindhya pictured from North Vietnam. Alan
  • Lethe visrava: Woodbrown (Lethe visrava) is a species of satyrine butterfly found in Asia, where it is found from Sikkim to Bhutan, Assam and Burma. Lethe at funet
  • Lethe (disambiguation): Lethe may refer to: Lethe (Λήθη), the goddess and river of forgetfulness in Greek mythology River Lethe, a river in Alaska Lethe (genus), a butterfly genus
  • River Lethe in popular culture: In Classical Greek, Lethe (Λήθη; Ancient Greek: [lɛː́tʰɛː], Modern Greek: [ˈliθi]) literally means "forgetfulness" or "concealment" and is related to

Meaning of the Name 'Lethe'


  • Meaning: Myth name (river of oblivion)
  • Origin: Greek
  • Gender: Female


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