Terpsichore

noun

Terp·​sich·​o·​re ˌtərp-ˈsi-kə-(ˌ)rē How to pronounce Terpsichore (audio)
: the Greek Muse of dancing and choral song

Examples of Terpsichore in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cirio balanced precision and poetry in a Terpsichore that was remarkable for her nuanced engagement with Apollo. Jeffrey Gantz, BostonGlobe.com, 7 Oct. 2022

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Word History

Etymology

Latin, from Greek Terpsichorē

First Known Use

1501, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Terpsichore was in 1501

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“Terpsichore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Terpsichore. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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