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Princeton's WordNet

  1. talaria(noun)

    a winged sandal (as worn by Hermes in Graeco-Roman art)


  1. talaria(Noun)

    The winged sandals worn by Hermes / Mercury

  2. Origin: From talare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Talaria

    small wings or winged shoes represented as fastened to the ankles, -- chiefly used as an attribute of Mercury


  1. Talaria

    Talaria are winged sandals, a symbol of the Greek messenger god Hermes. They were said to be made by the god Hephaestus of imperishable gold and they flew the god as swift as any bird. The name is from the Latin talaria, neuter plural of talaris, "of the ankle".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Talaria

    tā-lā′ri-a, n.pl. the winged sandals of Hermes and other divinities.—adj. Talar′ic, pertaining to the ankles. [L.,—talus, the ankle.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Talaria

    wings attached to the ankles or sandals of Mercury as the messenger of the gods.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of talaria in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of talaria in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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