Dictionary.com

Melpomene

[ mel-pom-uh-nee ]
/ mɛlˈpɒm əˌni /
Save This Word!

noun Classical Mythology.
the Muse of tragedy.
QUIZ
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?

Origin of Melpomene

<Latin Melpomenē<Greek Melpoménē special use of feminine of present participle of mélpesthai to sing
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Melpomene in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Melpomene

Melpomene
/ (mɛlˈpɒmɪnɪ) /

noun
Greek myth the Muse of tragedy
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
FEEDBACK