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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Euterpe  \Eu*ter"pe\  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  delightful;  ?  well  +  ? 
  to  delight.] 
  1.  (Class.  Myth.)  The  Muse  who  presided  over  music. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  A  genus  of  palms,  some  species  of  which  are  elegant 
  trees. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Euterpe 
  n  1:  a  monocotyledonous  genus  of  graceful  palm  trees  in  tropical 
  America  [syn:  {Euterpe},  {genus  Euterpe}] 
  2:  (Greek  mythology)  the  Muse  of  music  (or  the  flute)  [syn:  {Euterpe}] 




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