from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Winged sandals such as those worn by Hermes and Iris as represented in Greco-Roman painting and sculpture.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The winged sandals worn by Hermes / Mercury
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Small wings or winged shoes represented as fastened to the ankles, -- chiefly used as an attribute of Mercury.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In classical mythology and archaeology, the sandals, bearing small wings, worn characteristically by Hermes or Mercury and often by Iris and Heos (Dawn), and by other divinities, as Eros and the Furies and Harpies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a winged sandal (as worn by Hermes in Graeco-Roman art)
Latin tālāria, from neuter pl. of tālāris, of the ankles, from tālus, ankle.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin talare (Wiktionary)