Thalia

noun
Tha·​lia | \ thə-ˈlī-ə How to pronounce Thalia (audio) \

Definition of Thalia

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

First Known Use of Thalia

1523, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Thalia

Latin, from Greek Thaleia

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“Thalia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thalia. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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