Definitions for eratoˈɛr əˌtoʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the Muse of lyric poetry.
(Greek mythology) the Muse of lyric and love poetry
The Muse of lyric poetry, particularly of love and eroticism.
Origin: From the Greek meaning lovely.
the Muse who presided over lyric and amatory poetry
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the muse of erotic poetry and elegy, represented with a lyre in her left hand.