Dían Cécht
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physician of the Túatha Dé Danann in Irish literature
See also: MíachMíach (ass. time-frame: Túatha Dé Danann, Fir Bolg, Fomoire) – apparently from míach ‘measure (bushel, sack) of corn / grain’; a mythological figure of Irish literature, a son of Dían Cécht and brother to Airmed
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AirmedAirmed / Oirmed – a woman of the Túatha Dé Danann, daughter of the physician Dían Cécht and a healer in her own right. Her name appears to refer to the Irish word airmed ‘measure of grain’, which echoes that of her brother Míach (míach ‘sack of grain’).
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Núadu ArgatlámNúadu Argatlám (ass. time-frame: Túatha Dé Danann) – Núadu Argatlám (‘of the Silver Hand’), ruler of the Túatha Dé Danann in Irish literature
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