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[gawr-guh-nee-on] /ˌgɔr gəˈni ɒn/

noun, plural gorgoneia
[gawr-guh-nee-uh] /ˌgɔr gəˈni ə/ (Show IPA)
a representation of the head of a Gorgon, especially that of Medusa.
noun (pl) -neia (-ˈniːə)
a representation of a Gorgon’s head, esp Medusa’s


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