[hahy-met-uh s]
Related formsHy·met·ti·an, Hy·met·tic, adjective
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Historical Examples of hymettian

  • Hymettian marble was one of the first—if not actually the first—species introduced into Rome.

    Roman Mosaics

    Hugh Macmillan

British Dictionary definitions for hymettian


Hymettic (haɪˈmɛtɪk)

  1. of or relating to Hymettus, a mountain in SE Greece


  1. a mountain in SE Greece, in Attica east of Athens: famous for its marble and for honey. Height: 1032 m (3386 ft)Modern Greek name: Imittós
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