from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Helicon.
  • adj. Like or pertaining to the butterflies of the genus Heliconius.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or obtained from Helicon, a mountain of Bœotia in Greece, from which flowed Aganippe and Hippocrene, two fountains sacred to the Muses. It was held to be a favorite retreat of Apollo and the Muses.


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