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In Greek mythology, Galanthis or Galinthias was the woman who interrupted with Hera's plan to hinder the birth of Heracles in favor of Eurystheus, and was changed into a weasel or cat as punishment for being so insolent as to deceive the goddesses of birth that were acting on Hera's behalf.

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[Greek heroic] A servant of Alcmene. When Hera tried to prevent the birth of Heracles, Galanthis deceived Hera with the news that Alcmene had already given birth. Hera punished her by turning the unfortunate woman into a weasel.

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galanthus, galanthi
n. m. snowdrop; 

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