Friday, 10 October 2014

Diana - The Goddess of Hunting

Diana the Huntress
Guillaume Seignac ((1870-1924)

DIANA

Noun. Also Dian; (sense 3) diana.
[Latin, the Roman moon goddess and patron of virginity and hunting, whence also Old & modern French diane.]

1 The moon. poetical. LME

2 A young woman with the chastity or hunting skill of the goddess Diana. L18

3 More fully Diana monkey.
A tropical W.African tree monkey, Cercopithecus diana,
with a crescentic white mark on its forehead. E19

"Of all the ironies about Diana, perhaps the greatest was this:
a girl given the name of the ancient goddess of hunting was, in the end, the most hunted person of the modern age."
Earl Spencer speaking at the funeral of his sister Diana Princess of Wales (1961-1997)

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