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Pygmalion

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Greek

Pygmalion Origin and Meaning

The name Pygmalion is a boy's name .

The name of a legendary sculptor in Greek mythology, who fell in love with a statue of a beautiful woman which he had carved from ivory. There have been many adaptations of the story of Pygmalion, including notable plays by Jean-Jacques Rousseau and George Bernard Shaw.