hetæra

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hetæra (plural hetæræ)

  1. Alternative form of hetaera
    • 1918, Julius Rosenbaum in The American Journal of Urology and Sexology, The Urologic Publishing Association; Volume XIV, page #475:
      The hetæra must be distinguished from the common prostitute though both were under similar conditions as to police surveillance. The hetæra, too, was a slave, usually stolen as a child, or bought by an older hetæra.