Melpomene[mel päm′ə nē′]
Melpomene definition by Webster's New World
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Gr. Myth. the Muse of tragedy
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek Melpomenē ; from melpein, to sing
Melpomene definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Greek Mythology
The Muse of tragedy.
Origin: Greek Melpomenē, from feminine present middle participle of melpein, to sing.