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Erato

muse who presided over lyric poetry, literally "the Lovely," from Greek Eratо̄, from  erastos "loved, beloved; lovely, charming," verbal adjective of eran "to love, to be in love with" (see Eros).

updated on February 05, 2020

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Definitions of Erato from WordNet

Erato (n.)
(Greek mythology) the Muse of lyric and love poetry;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.