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Euterpe   Listen

A monocotyledonous genus of graceful palm trees in tropical America.  Synonym: genus Euterpe.
(Greek mythology) the Muse of music (or the flute).

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"Euterpe" Quotes from Famous Books

... River Attila A Reward To—— The Stanza of Childe Harold A Living Poet Dante and Virgil Rest After Parting Alfred Tennyson Sutherland's Grave Syrinx On the Paroo Faith in God Mountain Moss The Glen of Arrawatta Euterpe Ellen Ray At Dusk Safi Daniel Henry Deniehy Merope After the ...
— The Poems of Henry Kendall • Henry Kendall

... presided over song, and prompted the memory. They were nine in number, to each of whom was assigned the presidence over some particular department of literature, art, or science. Calliope was the muse of epic poetry, Clio of history, Euterpe of lyric poetry, Melpomene of tragedy, Terpsichore of choral dance and song, Erato of love poetry, Polyhymnia of sacred poetry, Urania of astronomy, Thalia ...
— Bulfinch's Mythology • Thomas Bulfinch

... over to examine the contents. The first book I took hold of was a little worn volume of Herodotus that had belonged to my father. I opened it; and as if it, too, were a link in the chain of influences which I half felt was being forged around me, it opened at the first part of "Euterpe," where Herodotus is speculating upon the phenomena of the Nile. Twenty-two hundred years,—I thought,—and we are still wondering, the Sphinx is still silent, and we yet in the darkness! Alas, if this riddle be insoluble, how can ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 30, April, 1860 • Various

Words linked to "Euterpe" :   muse, Euterpe oleracea, palm family, family Palmae, family Arecaceae, genus Euterpe, liliopsid genus, cabbage palm, Arecaceae, Palmaceae, Greek mythology, Palmae, family Palmaceae, monocot genus

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