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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Calliope(0.01094 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Calliope.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: (Greek mythology) the Muse of epic poetry
2: a musical instrument consisting of a series of steam
whistles played from a keyboard [syn: steam organ]
English → English (gcide)
Calliope \Cal*li"o*pe\ (k[a^]l*l[imac]"[-o]*p[-e]), n. [L.
Calliope, Gr. Kallio`ph, lit, the beautiful-voiced; pref.
kalli- (from kalo`s beautiful) + 'o`ps, 'opo`s, voice.]
1. (Class. Myth.) The Muse that presides over eloquence and
heroic poetry; mother of Orpheus, and chief of the nine
2. (Astron.) One of the asteroids. See Solar.
3. A musical instrument consisting of a series of steam
whistles, toned to the notes of the scale, and played by
keys arranged like those of an organ. It is sometimes
attached to steamboat boilers.
4. (Zo["o]l.) A beautiful species of humming bird (Stellula Calliope
) of California and adjacent regions.