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Aganippe

(4 syl.).

A fountain of Boeotia at the foot of Mount Helicon, dedicated to the Muses, because it had the virtue of imparting poetic inspiration. From this fountain the Muses are called Aganippedes (5 syl.) or Aganippides (5 syl.).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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