talaria[tə ler′ē ə, -lar′-]
winged sandals or wings on the ankles, represented in mythology as an attribute, esp. of Hermes, or Mercury
Origin of talariaClassical Latin ; from talaris, of the ankles ; from talus, ankle
Winged sandals such as those worn by Hermes and Iris as represented in Greco-Roman painting and sculpture.
Origin of talariaLatin tālāria, from neuter pl. of tālāris, of the ankles, from tālus, ankle.