Erato Definition

ĕrə-tō
noun
The Muse of erotic lyric poetry.
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pronoun

(Greek mythology) The Muse of lyric poetry, particularly erotic poetry, eroticism, and mimic imitation. Usually depicted with a crown/wreath of myrtle and roses, holding a lyre and a golden arrow and doves. Often accompanies Eros/Cupid.

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Origin of Erato

  • From Ancient Greek Ερατω (Eratō, literally “Lovely, Beloved”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Greek Eratō from erasthai to love

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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