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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“Parturiunt montes, nascetur ridiculus mus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parturiunt%20montes%2C%20nascetur%20ridiculus%20mus. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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