pentelic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or pertaining to Mount Pentelicus, near Athens, fabled for its good white marble quarries; gotten from Mount Pentelicus.
  • others:
    • Of, with respect to, or acquired from Mount Pentelicus (Πεντελή), near Athens: noting specifically a number of white marble resembling Parian, but denser and finer-grained, obviously inexhaustible quarries that have from antiquity been worked inside mountain.

Related Sources

  • Equivalent for "pentelic"
42 votes

How would you define pentelic?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!