- Gr. Myth. the Muse of eloquence and epic poetry
- ⌂ a keyboard instrument like an organ, having a series of steam whistles
Origin of CalliopeClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Kalliop?, the beautiful-voiced ; from kallos, beauty + ops, voice
A musical instrument fitted with steam whistles, played from a keyboard.
Origin of calliopeFrom Calliope.
The Muse of epic poetry.
Origin of CalliopeLatin Calliop&emacron;, from Greek Kalliop&emacron; : kalli-, beautiful (from kallos, beauty) + ops, op-, voice; see wekw- in Indo-European roots.
From the Ancient Greek Καλλιόπη (Kalliopē, “Calliope, the muse of poetry”), from καλός (kalos, “beautiful”) + ὄψ (ops, “voice”).