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Aglaia(ăglā`ə): see GracesGraces,
in Greek mythology, personifications of beauty, charm, and grace; daughters of Zeus and the oceanid Eurynome. Also known as the Charites, they were usually three in number and were called Aglaia, Thalia, and Euphrosyne.
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one of the Graces; embodiment of comeliness. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 481]
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