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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 (genus): Lethe is a butterfly genus from the subfamily Satyrinae in the family Nymphalidae. It includes the treebrowns, woodbrowns, foresters and their relatives
  • 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
  • Euchromia lethe: Euchromia lethe is a moth of the Arctiidae family. It was described by Fabricius in 1775. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, the Republic of Congo, the
  • Lethe mekara: The Common Red Forester Lethe mekara is a species of Satyrinae butterfly found in India and Southeast Asia.
  • 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
  • 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 sura: The Lilacfork (Lethe sura) is a species of Nymphalid butterfly found along the eastern Himalayas from Sikkim in India to northern Burma. It is also found
  • Lethe margaritae: The Bhutan Treebrown (Lethe margaritae) is a species of Satyrine butterfly found in Sikkim and Bhutan.
  • Lethe jalaurida: The Small Silverfork Lethe jalaurida is a species of Satyrinae butterfly found in West China, Sikkim and Burma.

Meaning of the Name 'Lethe'


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


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