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Pi•e•ri•des



Pronunciation: (pī-er'i-dēz"), [key]
n.pl. Class. Myth.
1. the Muses.
2. nine Thessalian maidens who challenged the Muses to a singing contest, lost, and were changed into magpies for insulting the victors.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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