[ uh-gley-uh, uh-glahy-uh ]
/ əˈgleɪ ə, əˈglaɪ ə /
noun Classical Mythology.
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Origin of Aglaia
<Greek: splendor, beauty
Words nearby Aglaia
, Aglaophon of Thasos
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How to use Aglaia in a sentence
In her babyhood Aglaia herself repudiated the name, as far as common use went, and persisted in calling herself "Dums."
The miller and his wife often tried to coax from Aglaia the source of this mysterious name, but without results.
Thus, in memory of Aglaia, the old mill was converted into a blessing for the community in which she had once lived.
Out from his mills in the Northwest came the "Aglaia" flour, made from the hardest and finest wheat that could be raised.
British Dictionary definitions for Aglaia
Greek myth one of the three Graces
Word Origin for Aglaia
Greek: splendour, from aglaos splendid
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