The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A nymph whom Polyphemus made love to, but who preferred Acis to him, whom therefore he made away with by crushing him under a rock, in consequence of which the nymph threw herself into the sea.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Galatea'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/g/galatea.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.