Euterpe

[ yoo-tur-pee ]
/ yuˈtɜr pi /
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noun Classical Mythology.

the Muse of music and lyric poetry.
Related formsEu·ter·pe·an, adjective
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Euterpe

/ (juːˈtɜːpɪ) /

noun

Greek myth the Muse of lyric poetry and music
Derived FormsEuterpean, adjective
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Word Origin and History for euterpe

Euterpe


muse of music, from Greek Euterpe, literally "pleasing," from eu "well" (see eu-) + terpein "to delight, please" (see Terpsichore).

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