Winged sandals such as those worn by Hermes and Iris as represented in Greco-Roman painting and sculpture.
Winged sandals or wings on the ankles, represented in mythology as an attribute, esp. of Hermes, or Mercury.
Origin of talaria
- Latin tālāria from neuter pl. of tālāris of the ankles from tālus ankle
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin talare