Etymology
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Thalia

fem. proper name, from Latinized form of Greek Thaleia, "the joyful Muse," presiding over comedy and idyllic poetry, literally "the blooming one," fem. proper name from adjective meaning "blooming, luxuriant, bounteous," from thallein "to bloom," related to thalia "abundance," thallos "young shoot" (see thallus). Also the name of one of the three Graces, patroness of festive meetings.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Thalia from WordNet

Thalia (n.)
(Greek mythology) the Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry;
Thalia (n.)
(Greek mythology) one of the three Graces;
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