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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Of or relating to dancing.
noun: A dancer.
From Terpsichore, the Muse of dancing and choral song in Greek mythology. The word Terpsichore is the feminine form of terpsichoros (delighting in the dance), a combination of Greek terpein (to delight) and khoros (dance), which is ultimately from the Indo-European root gher- (to grasp or to enclose), also the source of chorus, carol, choir, garth, court, and garden. Earliest documented use: 1825.
"Each week, performers on the Fox terpsichorean competition So You Think You Can Dance have to learn new dance routines."
Rick Bentley; Choreographers Put Hearts Into Dance Too; The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio); Sep 3, 2012.
See more usage examples of terpsichorean in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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