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  • noun One of the three Graces.

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  • proper noun A female given name, of mostly historical usage.

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  • noun (Greek mythology) one of the three Graces

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Ἀγλαΐα (Aglaḯa), meaning splendour, beauty. The youngest of the three Graces, daughter of Zeus and Eurynome. Spouse of Hephaestus.

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