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1. Parnassus

noun. (Greek mythology) a mountain in central Greece where (according to Greek mythology) the Muses lived; known as the mythological home of music and poetry.

Synonyms

  • Liakoura
  • Ellas
  • Mount Parnassus
  • Greece

Etymology

  • Παρνασσός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Parnassus

  • acidosis
  • analysis
  • antithesis
  • apotheosis
  • aransas
  • arteriosclerosis
  • asbestosis
  • axis
  • banctexas
  • basis
  • calabasas
  • camdessus
  • canariensis
  • catharsis
  • caucasus
  • census
  • cirrhosis
  • colossus
  • consensus
  • crisis

How do you pronounce parnassus?

Pronounce parnassus as ˌpɑrˈnæsəs.

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2. grass-of-Parnassus

noun. any of various usually evergreen bog plants of the genus Parnassia having broad smooth basal leaves and a single pale flower resembling a buttercup.

Synonyms

  • parnassia
  • bog star
  • Parnassia palustris
  • swamp plant
  • genus Parnassia
  • marsh plant
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