- Gr. Myth. the Muse of eloquence and epic poetry
- [c-] 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 Calliopē from Greek Kalliopē 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”).