Definition of


  1. (noun, person) (Greek mythology) one of the three Graces
  2. (noun, person) (Greek mythology) the Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry

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Alternate forms of Thalia

Hypernyms: grace

Origin of the word Thalia

  1. fem. proper name, 1656, from Gk. Thaleia, lit. "luxuriant, blooming," from thallein "to bloom" (see thallium). Eighth of the Muses, presiding over comedy and idyllic poetry. Also one of the three Graces, patroness of festive meetings. more

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