Definition of Erato

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) the Muse of lyric and love poetry.

Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Muse

Definition of Erato

1. n. The Muse who presided over lyric and amatory poetry.

Definition of Erato

1. Proper noun. (Greek god) The Muse of lyric poetry, particularly of love and eroticism. ¹

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Medical Definition of Erato

1. The Muse who presided over lyric and amatory poetry. Origin: L, fr. Gr, fr. To love. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erato

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Literary usage of Erato

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1. American Journal of Conchology by George Washington Tryon, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Conchological Section (1871)
"Genus Erato, Risso. Hist. Nat. de Nice iv, 240, 1826. ... Erato, pi. 2, f. 6 a, b, 1865. Borneo. 3. E. callosa, Ad. and Reeve, Voyage of Samarang, Moll. p. ..."

2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1835)
"... and the Fire-works, - 545 Erato, Number Two, - 569 P. Fisherman's, Sicilian, Song, - - 67 I Fine Arts, 83 First Steam-boats on the Hudson, 101 Fulton. ..."

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