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GenderFeminine
ScriptsΕυτερπη Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

Means "delight" in Greek, ultimately from ευ (eu) "good" and τερπω (terpo) "to satisfy, to cheer". In Greek mythology she was one of the nine Muses, the muse of music and joy. She was said to have invented the double flute.

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feelings, Greek mythology, happiness, muses, music, mythology, virtues
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute