Eu·​ter·​pe yü-ˈtər-pē How to pronounce Euterpe (audio)
: the Greek Muse of music

Word History


Latin, from Greek Euterpē

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Euterpe was in the 15th century

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“Euterpe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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