Euphrosyne

noun
Eu·​phros·​y·​ne | \ yü-ˈfrä-sə-(ˌ)nē How to pronounce Euphrosyne (audio) , -zə- \

Definition of Euphrosyne

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

First Known Use of Euphrosyne

1579, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Euphrosyne

Latin, from Greek Euphrosynē

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“Euphrosyne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Euphrosyne. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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