Meaning of arethusa
Pronunciation: (ar"u-th'zu), [key]
- Also calledan orchid, Arethusa bulbosa, of eastern North America, having a solitary pink flower with a blotched, fringed lip: now rare.
- (cap.)a nymph who was changed into a spring to save her when she was being pursued by the river god Alpheus.
- arethusa (Thesaurus)