Parnassus

parnassus

(Science: geography) A mountain in Greece, sacred to apollo and the muses, and famous for a temple of Apollo and for the Castalian spring. Grass of Parnassus.

(Science: botany) See grass, and parnassia. To climb Parnassus, to write poetry.

Origin: L, fr. Gr.


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