plural noun

Ho·​rae ˈhȯr-ˌē How to pronounce Horae (audio)
: the Greek goddesses of the seasons

Examples of Horae in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Painted over the blue walls are an array of detailed images, including several robed female figures interpreted as the Horae, the Greek goddesses of the seasons. Brendan Rascius, Miami Herald, 4 June 2024

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Word History


Latin, from Greek Hōrai

First Known Use

1724, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Horae was in 1724

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“Horae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Horae. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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