parturiunt montes, nascetur ridiculus mus

Latin quotation from Horace
par·​tu·​ri·​unt mon·​tes, nas·​ce·​tur ri·​di·​cu·​lus mus | \ pär-ˈtu̇r-ē-ˌu̇nt-ˈmȯn-ˌtās näs-ˈkā-ˌtu̇r-ri-ˌdi-ku̇-lu̇s-ˈmüs How to pronounce parturiunt montes, nascetur ridiculus mus (audio) \

Definition of parturiunt montes, nascetur ridiculus mus

: the mountains are in labor, (and) an absurd mouse will be born

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