from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Mount Pentelicus, near Athens, famous for its fine white marble quarries; obtained from Mount Pentelicus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or obtained from Mount Pentelicus (
Πεντελή), near Athens: noting especially a variety of white marble resembling Parian, but denser and finer-grained, apparently inexhaustible quarries of which have from antiquity been worked in this mountain.
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