Name: Calypso

Origin and Meaning of the Name Calypso

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    (kal IP so)
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    The Latinised form of the Greek Kalupso. In Greek mythology Calypso was a nymph who fell in love with Odysseus and detained him on her island for seven years delaying his voyage home.

    Calypso is the name of one of Saturn's moons. It is also the name of a genus of orchids, containing only one species, the Calypso Orchid.

    Calypso was the name of a nemesis of Marvel comics hero Spider Man and a character in Disney's "Pirates of the Carribean" series, played by Tia Dalma. It is also the name of a style of Carribean folk music as well as the name of Jacques-Yves Cousteau's research ship.

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