Definition of Galatea in English:

Galatea

proper noun

Greek Mythology
  • 1A sea nymph courted by the Cyclops Polyphemus, who in jealousy killed his rival Acis.

  • 2The name given to the statue fashioned by Pygmalion and brought to life.

Pronunciation:

Galatea

/ˌɡaləˈtɪə/