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Caliban

Caliban in Shakespeare's The Tempest, the brutish and degraded son of the witch Sycorax, who has been forced to serve Prospero; in contrast to the ‘airy spirit’ Ariel, he typifies a gross and animal nature. His name may represent either ‘Carib’ or ‘cannibal’.

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Caliban

Caliban, in astronomy, one of the natural satellites, or moons, of Uranus.

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