[ er-uh-toh ]
/ ˈɛr əˌtoʊ /
Save This Word!
noun Classical Mythology.
the Muse of love poetry.
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Words nearby Erato
Erasmus, Desiderius, Erastian, Erastianism, Erastus, erasure, Erato, Eratosthenes, Erbil, erbium, Erceldoune, Ercilla
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Erato in a sentence
Erato, who presides over the poems of love, generally accompanies the youngest and gayest of the Muses, Terpsichore.'Round the Year in Myth and Song|Florence Holbrook
Erato, in Greek mythology, one of the nine Muses, whose name signifies loving or lovely.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The Villanelle has been called "the most ravishing jewel worn by the Muse Erato."
But compare statistically the service and the detriment, for Clio must instruct Calliope and Erato.
In the temple to them, which Lesbos became, the freedom of Erato was almost of necessity accorded to her priestesses.
British Dictionary definitions for Erato
/ (ˈɛrəˌtəʊ) /
Greek myth the Muse of love poetry
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012