1. Proper noun.  (Greek mythology) A sea nymph who entertained Odysseus on her island, Ogygia, for seven years.
  2. Proper noun.  (astronomy) The eighth moon of Saturn.
  3. Noun.  A type of music and dance that originated in the West Indies (Trinidad?), a ballad is characterized by improvised lyrics on topical or broadly humorous subjects, often creating satire of current events.
  4. Noun.  A bulbous bog orchid of the genus Cythera, ''Calypso bulbosa''.
  5. Noun.  A light blue color.

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