Definition of Euterpe

1. Noun. A monocotyledonous genus of graceful palm trees in tropical America.




2. Noun. (Greek mythology) the Muse of music (or the flute).
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Muse

Definition of Euterpe

1. Proper noun. (Greek god) The Muse of music and lyric poetry, specifically of flute playing, joy and pleasure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Euterpe

1. 1. The Muse who presided over music. 2. A genus of palms, some species of which are elegant trees. Origin: L, fr. Gr, fr. Delightful; well + to delight. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Euterpe

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1. Musical Letters from Abroad: Including Detailed Accounts of the Birmingham by Lowell Mason (1854)
"Musik-Vereins-euterpe—Gluck—Cherubini—Each—Part-Songs by Men's Voices— ... AN excellent concert was given by the euterpe on the'evening of the 9th inst. ..."

2. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"... for instance in Java, but in Dominica I have seen euterpe ... and in South Brazil euterpe edulis (Fig. 141), growing abundantly in the virgin forest. ..."

3. Musical Moments: Short Selections in Prose and Verse for Music Lovers by Jessie Eloise Prentice] [Dodsworth (1889)
"TO euterpe. SPEEDE these verses to y" mayde Wh°, with 8 sisters, ... All my Rime is out of tune, But euterpe is soe skilled She could mende it very soon If ..."

4. The Histories of Herodotus by Herodotus (1904)
"BOOK II euterpe ATER the death of Cyrus, Cambyses succeeded to the kingdom: he was the son of Cyrus, ..."

5. Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life: the Employments by Levi W. Yaggy (1882)
"... which Hermes gave to him, and said, " Sword of Phoebus, let thy stroke be sure, for thou smitest the enemy of the helpless." So the sword euterpe (Muse ..."

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