[ thuh-lahy-uh, they-lee-uh, theyl-yuh ]
/ θəˈlaɪ ə, ˈθeɪ li ə, ˈθeɪl yə /

noun Classical Mythology.

the Muse of comedy and idyllic poetry.
one of the Graces.

Origin of Thalia

< Latin < Greek Tháleia, special use of the adj.: rich, plentiful; akin to thallus Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (θəˈlaɪə) /

noun Greek myth

the Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry
one of the three Graces

Word Origin for Thalia

C17: via Latin from Greek, from thaleia blooming
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