Haumea

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Etymology[edit]

Hawaiian hau (ruler) (archaic) + mea (reddish brown), "red ruler".[1]

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Haumea

  1. (Hawaiian mythology) The goddess of fertility and childbirth.
  2. A dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, roughly one-third the mass of Pluto.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mary Kawena Puku'i and Samuel H.Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 382.

Hawaiian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Haumea

  1. (Hawaiian mythology) Haumea.
  2. (rare) A female given name.

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