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Pierides

[pahy-er-i-deez]
plural noun Classical Mythology.
1.
the Muses.
2.
nine Thessalian maidens who challenged the Muses to a singing contest, lost, and were changed into magpies for insulting the victors.
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Pierides (paɪˈɪərɪˌdiːz)
 
pl n
1.  See Muse the Muses
2.  nine maidens of Thessaly, who were defeated in a singing contest by the Muses and turned into magpies for their effrontery

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