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[tuh-lair-ee-uh] /təˈlɛər i ə/
plural noun, Classical Mythology
the wings or winged sandals on the feet of Hermes, or Mercury.
Origin of talaria
< Latin tālāria, noun use of neuter plural of tālāris attached to the ankles, equivalent to tāl(us) ankle + āris -ar1 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for talaria


plural noun
(Greek myth) winged sandals, such as those worn by Hermes
Word Origin
C16: from Latin, from tālāris belonging to the ankle, from tālus ankle
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