[ pen-tel-i-kuhs ]

  1. Latin name of Pendelikon.

Other words from Pentelicus

  • Pen·tel·ic, Pen·tel·i·can, adjective

Words Nearby Pentelicus Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Pentelicus in a sentence

  • Water is brought from Mount Pentelicus on the north-east, the aqueduct begun by Hadrian being utilized in supplying the city.

  • The marble quarries gleam white on the long flanks of Mount Pentelicus, and the great range of Parnes leads on to galeos.

    The Near East | Robert Hichens
  • This was a temple dedicated to the goddess Minerva, and was built of the hard white marble of Pentelicus.

  • In the afternoon they rambled to the village of Viana—old Marathon—picturesquely situated at the foot of Pentelicus.

  • Or does there exist in Paros or in Pentelicus such marble as this,—warm, rosy, and full of love?

    Quo Vadis | Henryk Sienkiewicz