Portia

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Translingual[edit]

Portia fimbriata (female)

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Portia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Salticidaejumping spiders that prey on other spiders.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin feminine form of the gens name Porcius, from porcus (pig). The moon is named for the character in The Merchant of Venice.

Proper noun[edit]

Portia

  1. A female given name.
  2. (astronomy) The seventh satellite of the planet Uranus.

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