from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The Muse of epic poetry.
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- proper n. The Muse of eloquence and epic or heroic poetry; mother of Orpheus with Apollo.
Latin Calliopē, from Greek Kalliopē : kalli-, beautiful (from kallos, beauty) + ops, op-, voice.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)