Euphrosyne



[yoo-fros-uh-nee] /yuˈfrɒs əˌni/

noun, Classical Mythology.
1.
one of the Graces.
/juːˈfrɒzɪˌniː/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) one of the three Graces

name of one of the three Graces in Greek mythology, from Latin, from Greek Euphrosyne, literally “mirth, merriment,” from euphron “cheerful, merry, of a good mind,” from eu “well” (see eu-) + phren (genitive phrenos) “mind,” of unknown origin.

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