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 Webster]

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  • 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] …   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

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