plural noun
ta·​lar·​ia | \ təˈla(a)rēə \

Definition of talaria

: winged shoes fastened to the ankles and chiefly used as an attribute of the god Hermes or Mercury of classical mythology

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History and Etymology for talaria

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 9 Aug. 2020.

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