adjective Par·nas·si·an \pär-ˈna-sē-ən\

Definition of PARNASSIAN

[Latin parnassius of Parnassus, from Greek parnasios, from Parnasos Parnassus, mountain in Greece sacred to Apollo and the Muses] :  of or relating to poetry
[French parnassien, from Parnasse Parnassus; from Le Parnasse contemporain (1866), an anthology of poetry] :  of or relating to a school of French poets of the second half of the 19th century emphasizing metrical form rather than emotion
Parnassian noun

First Known Use of PARNASSIAN



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