Thalia

noun

Tha·​lia thə-ˈlī-ə How to pronounce Thalia (audio)
1
: the Greek Muse of comedy
2
: one of the three sister goddesses (known as the three Graces) who are the givers of charm and beauty in Greek mythology compare aglaia, euphrosyne

Word History

Etymology

Latin, from Greek Thaleia

First Known Use

1523, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Thalia was in 1523

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“Thalia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thalia. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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