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Terpsichore

[ turp-sik-uh-ree ]
/ tɜrpˈsɪk əˌri /
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noun

Classical Mythology. the Muse of dancing and choral song.
(lowercase) choreography; the art of dancing.

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Origin of Terpsichore

<Latin Terpsichorē<Greek Terpsichórē, noun use of feminine of terpsíchoros dance-liking; see chorus
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Terpsichore
/ (tɜːpˈsɪkərɪ) /

noun

the Muse of the dance and of choral song

Word Origin for Terpsichore

C18: via Latin from Greek, from terpsikhoros delighting in the dance, from terpein to delight + khoros dance; see chorus
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