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n. Greek Mythology
The Muse of lyric poetry and music.
[Latin Euterpē, from Greek, (literally, "she who delights well") : eu-, eu- + terpein, to delight, gladden.]
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the Muse of lyric poetry and music
(in classical myth) the Muse of music and lyric poetry.
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|Noun||1.||Euterpe - a monocotyledonous genus of graceful palm trees in tropical America|
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales
|2.||Euterpe - (Greek mythology) the Muse of music (or the flute)|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks