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Aglaia

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

noun

, Classical Mythology.
  1. one of the Graces.


Aglaia

/ əˈɡlaɪə /

noun

  1. Greek myth one of the three Graces


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Aglaia1

< Greek: splendor, beauty
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Aglaia1

Greek: splendour, from aglaos splendid
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Example Sentences

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.

As soon as Abram Strong heard of this his messages flew; and the little narrow-gauge cars began to unload "Aglaia" flour there.

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agitpropAglaophon of Thasos