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talaria

[ tuh-lair-ee-uh ]
/ təˈlɛər i ə /
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plural noun Classical Mythology.
the wings or winged sandals on the feet of Hermes, or Mercury.
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Origin of talaria

<Latin tālāria, noun use of neuter plural of tālāris attached to the ankles, equivalent to tāl(us) ankle + āris-ar1
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British Dictionary definitions for talaria

talaria
/ (təˈlɛərɪə) /

pl n
Greek myth winged sandals, such as those worn by Hermes

Word Origin for talaria

C16: from Latin, from tālāris belonging to the ankle, from tālus ankle
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