Definition of Euphrosyne

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) one of the three Graces.

Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Grace



Definition of Euphrosyne

1. Proper noun. (Greek god) One of the three Charites and the goddess of joy. ¹

2. Proper noun. (qualifier rare) (Ancient Greek female given name). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Euphrosyne

Euphorbia heterophylla
Euphorbia hirsuta
Euphorbia ingens
Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia marginata
Euphorbia medusae
Euphorbia milii
Euphorbia peplus
Euphorbia pilulifera
Euphorbia pulcherrima
Euphoria litchi
Euphractus
Euphrates
Euphrates River
Euphrosyne
Euproctis
Euproctis chrysorrhoea
Euproctis phaeorrhoea
Eurabia
Eurabian
Eurafrasia
Eurafrican
Euramerica
Eurasia
Eurasian
Eurasian Union
Eurasian badger
Eurasian badgers
Eurasian black vulture

Literary usage of Euphrosyne

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1. The Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould (1882)
"S. euphrosyne, V. (ABOUT AD 470.) [Roman Martyrology on Jan. 1st, but anciently on Feb. 11th; with great solemnity by the Greeks on September 25th. ..."

2. The Classical Mythology of Milton's English Poems by Charles Grosvenor Osgood (1900)
"After this introduction the poem proper begins with the invocation of euphrosyne or Mirth. The poet first mentions a late classical genealogy of the Graces, ..."

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