talaria

[tuh-lair-ee-uh]
plural noun Classical Mythology.
the wings or winged sandals on the feet of Hermes, or Mercury.

Origin:
< Latin tālāria, noun use of neuter plural of tālāris attached to the ankles, equivalent to tāl(us) ankle + āris -ar1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To talaria
Collins
World English Dictionary
talaria (təˈlɛərɪə)
 
pl n
Greek myth winged sandals, such as those worn by Hermes
 
[C16: from Latin, from tālāris belonging to the ankle, from tālus ankle]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;