Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry.
  • noun One of the three Graces.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Greek myth, the joyful Muse, to whom is due the bloom of life.
  • noun The twenty-third planetoid, discovered by Hind in London in 1852.
  • noun In zoology: A genus of salps, giving name to the Thaliæ or Thaliacea: same as Salpa, 1.
  • noun A genus of coleopterous insects.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun That one of the nine Muses who presided over comedy.
  • noun One of the three Graces.
  • noun One of the Nereids.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun Greek mythology The muse of comedy and idyllic poetry.
  • proper noun Greek mythology One of the three Graces.
  • proper noun rare A female given name.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (Greek mythology) the Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry
  • noun (Greek mythology) one of the three Graces

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Θαλία.

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