talaria

plural noun

ta·​lar·​ia
təˈla(a)rēə
: winged shoes fastened to the ankles and chiefly used as an attribute of the god Hermes or Mercury of classical mythology

Word History

Etymology

Latin, from neuter plural of talaris, from talus ankle, heel + -aris -ar

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“Talaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talaria. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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