Pronounced: [like it looks], noun/verb/adj
Notes: I knew some of the definitions, but not all of them, so it’s here
The word Parnassian means
- of, or related to, poetry
- related to Mount Parnassus
This word came into English in the mid-1600s
Background / Comments
Parnassus (Mount Parnassus) is a mountains range in central Greek. Our word comes from the Latin word for it: Parnassius. I’m not sure how the word came to refer to poetry.