Pentelic
Pentelic Pen*tel"ic, Pentelican Pen*tel"i*can, a. Of or pertaining to Mount Pentelicus, near Athens, famous for its fine white marble quarries; obtained from Mount Pentelicus; as, the Pentelic marble of which the Parthenon is built. [1913 Webster]

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  • pentelic — PENTÉLIC, Ă adj. Marmură pentelică = marmură albă, fără striaţii. [< fr. pentélique]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 26.01.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • pentelic — (ˈ)pen.|telik adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin pentelicus, from Greek pentelikos, from Pentelē, area near Athens, Greece + ikos ic : of or from Mount Pentelicus, Greece Pentelic marble …   Useful english dictionary

  • pentèlic — pen|tè|lic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • pentelic — pen·tel·ic …   English syllables

  • Pentelic marble — Pentelic marble, a fine grained white marble much used in ancient Greek sculpture and architecture …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pentelican — Pentelic Pen*tel ic, Pentelican Pen*tel i*can, a. Of or pertaining to Mount Pentelicus, near Athens, famous for its fine white marble quarries; obtained from Mount Pentelicus; as, the Pentelic marble of which the Parthenon is built. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pentelicus — Pentelic, Pentelican, adj. /pen tel i keuhs/, n. Latin name of Pendelikon. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pentelicus — Pentelic, Pentelican, adj. /pen tel i keuhs/, n. Latin name of Pendelikon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Marble — For other uses, see Marble (disambiguation). Marble …   Wikipedia

  • Parthenon — Not to be confused with Pantheon, Rome. For other uses, see Parthenon (disambiguation). Coordinates: 37°58′13″N 23°43′21″E / 37.97025°N 23.72247°E …   Wikipedia

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