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Aganippe

Definition of the noun Aganippe

What does Aganippe mean as a name of something?

Aganippe is a genus of Idiopidae, described by Cambridge in 1877.

Aganippe is a genus of Idiopidae.

Explanation

Aganippe was a name or epithet of several figures in Greek mythology.

Phrases with Aganippe

Phrases starting with the word Aganippe:

  1. Aganippe Latior
  2. Aganippe Ornata
  3. Aganippe Whitei
  4. Aganippe Modesta
  5. Aganippe montana
  6. Aganippe robusta
  7. Aganippe Villosa
  8. Aganippe winsori
  9. Aganippe berlandi
  10. Aganippe planites
  11. Aganippe simpsoni
  12. Aganippe smeatoni
  13. Aganippe bancrofti
  14. Aganippe castellum
  15. Aganippe cupulifex

Phrases ending with the word Aganippe:

  1. genus Aganippe
  2. Delias Aganippe
  3. Thecla Aganippe
  4. Argidia Aganippe
  5. Papilio Aganippe

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aganippe

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Greco-Roman Mythology (1998)

by Mike Dixon-Kennedy

Aganippe. Greek A fountain at the foot of Mount Helicon in Boeotia that was sacred to the Muses, hence they subsequently were called Aganippides. It was thought to inspire those who drank from it. Another fountain, Hippocrene, also sacred ...

Google previewDictionary of Classical Mythology (2014)

by Jennifer R. March

Daughter ofthe rivergod Permessus, and nymph ofthe spring named Aganippe onMount Helicon inBoeotia. Thisspring was sacred tothe MUSES and was believed toinspire with poetryall those whodrankfrom it. [Pausanias 9.29.5; Virgil, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Aganippe (Greek) Fountainofthe Muses. Nymphofthe fountain. Aganippe livedinthe spring of the same nameatthe footof Mt.Helicon and providedinspiration toallwho drank fromherwaters. Aganippe, known as the nymphof inspiration, is the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

AGANIPPE, in antiquity, a fountain of Bccotia at mount Helicon, on the ...

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heroes, and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity (1790)

Also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together with Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, Fasts, Festivals, Games ... by John Bell

AGANIPPE, a fountain of Mount Helicon in Boeotia, on the borders of Phocis, sacred to the Muses, and running into the river Permesseus. Ovid seems to make Aganippe and Hippocrene the same ; but Solinus, more accurate, distinguishes ...

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; or Historical dictionary of the gods, demi-gods, heroes ... (1790)

AGANIPPE, a fountain of Mount Helicon in Boeotia, on the borders of Phocis, sacred to the Muses, and running into the river Permesseus. Ovid seems to make Aganippe and Hippocrene the same ; but Solinus, more accurate, distinguishes ...

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heroes and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity: Also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together with Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, Fasts, Festivals, Games, &c. As Well as Descriptions of Their Figures, Representations, and Symbols, Collected from Statues, Pictures, Coins, and Other Remains of the Ancients. The Whole Designed to Facilitate the Study of Mythology, History, Poetry, Painting, Statuary, Medals, &c. &c. And Compiled from the Best Authorities. Richly Embellished with Characteristic Prints. In Two Volumes. Vol. 1. [- 2.] (1790)

AGANIPPE, a fountain of Mount Helicon in Boeotia, on the borders of Phocis, sacred to the Muses, and running into the river Permesseus. Ovid seems to make Aganippe and Hippocrene the same ; but Solinus, more accurate, distinguishes ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion (2012)

by Andrew Delahunty, Sheila Dignen

ANTHONY TROLLOPE Barchester Towers 1857 Aganippe [Gk Myth.] A spring sacred to the *Muses on ...

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Scrabble value of A1G2A1N1I1P3P3E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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