Gr. Myth. a fountain on Mt. Helicon, sacred to the Muses: its waters inspire poets
Origin of HippocreneClassical Latin from Classical Greek Hippokr?n? from hippos (see hippo-) + kr?n?, a spring, fountain
A fountain on Mount Helicon, Greece, sacred to the Muses and regarded as a source of poetic inspiration.
Origin of HippocreneLatin Hippocrēnē from Greek Hippokrēnē hippos horse (from the myth that Pegasus's hoof created it) ; see ekwo- in Indo-European roots. krēnē fountain
Ancient Greek [script?]