: the Greek Muse of history
plural Clios : a statuette awarded annually by a professional organization for notable achievement in print and broadcast advertising

Word History


Latin, from Greek Kleiō

First Known Use

1557, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Clio was in 1557

Dictionary Entries Near Clio

Cite this Entry

“Clio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clio. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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