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Cal·li·o·pe

 (kə-lī′ə-pē′)
n. Greek Mythology
The Muse of epic poetry.

[Latin Calliopē, from Greek Kalliopē : kalli-, beautiful (from kallos, beauty) + ops, op-, voice; see wekw- in Indo-European roots.]

cal·li·o·pe

 (kə-lī′ə-pē′, kăl′ē-ōp′)
n.
A musical instrument fitted with steam whistles, played from a keyboard.

[From Calliope.]

calliope

(kəˈlaɪəpɪ)
n
(Instruments) US and Canadian a steam organ
[C19: after Calliope (literally: beautiful-voiced)]

Calliope

(kəˈlaɪəpɪ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the Muse of epic poetry

cal•li•o•pe

(kəˈlaɪ ə pi; for 1 also ˈkæl iˌoʊp)

n.
1. a musical instrument consisting of a set of harsh-sounding steam whistles that are activated by a keyboard.
2. (cap.) the Muse of heroic poetry.
[1855–60, Amer.; < Latin < Greek Kalliópē]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.calliope - (Greek mythology) the Muse of epic poetryCalliope - (Greek mythology) the Muse of epic poetry
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
2.calliope - a musical instrument consisting of a series of steam whistles played from a keyboard
musical instrument, instrument - any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds
steam whistle - a whistle in which the sound is produced by steam; usually attached to a steam boiler
Translations

Calliope

[kəˈlaɪəpɪ] nCalliope f
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75-103) These things, then, the Muses sang who dwell on Olympus, nine daughters begotten by great Zeus, Cleio and Euterpe, Thaleia, Melpomene and Terpsichore, and Erato and Polyhymnia and Urania and Calliope (3), who is the chiefest of them all, for she attends on worshipful princes: whomsoever of heaven-nourished princes the daughters of great Zeus honour, and behold him at his birth, they pour sweet dew upon his tongue, and from his lips flow gracious words.
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