: one of the three sister goddesses (known as the three Graces) who are the givers of charm and beauty in Greek mythology compare euphrosyne, thalia

Word History


Latin, from Greek

First Known Use

1576, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Aglaia was in 1576

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“Aglaia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aglaia. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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