Aglaia

[uh-gley-uh, uh-glahy-uh]

Origin of Aglaia

< Greek: splendor, beauty
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Aglaia

noun
  1. Greek myth one of the three Graces

Word Origin for Aglaia

Greek: splendour, from aglaos splendid
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Word Origin and History for aglaia

Aglaia

one of the Graces, Greek, literally "splendor, beauty, brightness," from aglaos "splendid, beautiful, bright," of unknown origin.

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