Parthenic
Parthenic Par*then"ic, a. [Gr. parqeniko`s, fr. parqe`nos a maid, virgin.] Of or pertaining to the Spartan Partheni[ae], or sons of unmarried women. [1913 Webster]

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  • Partheniad — Par*the ni*ad, n. [See {Parthenic}.] A poem in honor of a virgin. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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