Eu·​phros·​y·​ne yü-ˈfrä-sə-(ˌ)nē How to pronounce Euphrosyne (audio)
: 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

Word History


Latin, from Greek Euphrosynē

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Euphrosyne was in 1579

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“Euphrosyne.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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