meaning of Callisto

Callisto meaning in Names Dictionary

Mother of Arcas.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Female


Callisto meaning in Etymology Dictionary

4th moon of Jupiter; in classical mythology a nymph, mom of Arcas by Zeus, looked to a bear by Hera, from Greek kallistos, superlative of kalos "beautiful," from PIE *kal- (2) "beautiful." Feminized as correct title Callista.


Callisto meaning in General Dictionary

the next biggest of Jupiter's satellites


Sentence Examples with the word Callisto

The worship of Callisto being merged in that of the greater divinity, she became the handmaid and companion of Artemis.

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