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1. In Greek mythology, a nymph who kept Odysseus on her island for seven years.
2. A small irregularly-shaped natural satellite of Saturn, discovered in 1980.
3. A type of music that originated in the West Indies, notably in Trinidad, and is characterized by improvised lyrics on topical or broadly humorous subjects (origin unknown).
4. Etymology: sea nymph in the Odyssey, literally, "hidden, hider" (originally a death goddess) from Greek kalyptein, "to cover, to conceal".
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