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a.1.Of or pertaining to Helicon.
2.(Zool.) Like or pertaining to the butterflies of the genus Heliconius.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
1-25) From the Heliconian Muses let us begin to sing, who hold the great and holy mount of Helicon, and dance on soft feet about the deep-blue spring and the altar of the almighty son of Cronos, and, when they have washed their tender bodies in Permessus or in the Horse's Spring or Olmeius, make their fair, lovely dances upon highest Helicon and move with vigorous feet.
Did some Heliconian Oread give him thee, a new-born joy?
The heliconian liquor, when poured from the golden vase of Ramsay into Mr.
Waxy body ornamentations have been previously reported on various insects, particularly scale insects, (14) aphids, (15) and heliconian caterpillar, (16) and they have been shown to be useful for initial identifications during field surveillance efforts.
External morphology of the immature stages of Neotropical heliconians: X.
She belongs in Toronto to the exclusive Heliconian Club in Yorkville.
(9) Toronto, for example, saw the foundation of its branches of the Lyceum Women's Art Association (in 1886), the Women's Musical Club (1899), and the University Women's Club (1903), as well as the newly-formed and free-standing Arts and Letters Club and the Heliconian Club (both 1908), for men and women respectively.
'Aesop, Isis, and the Heliconian Muses', CPh 94, 268-80.
Paul's Avenue Road United Church) n *3 -- Olivet Congregational Church, 1876 [A] (Toronto Heliconian Club) pD 4 -- Christian Workers Church, 1865 [A] [Primitive Methodist Church] 5 -- Walmer Road Baptist Church, 1888 [D] PN 6 -- Olivet Congregational Church, 1890 [B] (Hazelton House) *7 -- Bloor Street Presbyterian Church, 1889 [B] (Bloor Street United Church P *8 -- Church of the Redeemer (Anglican), 1879 [B] D 9 -- Central Methodist Church, 1854 [C] DR 10 -- St.
That this piquant combination is Callimachus' primary interest is suggested by the fact that he does nothing to diminish the incongruity of Athena's Heliconian bath.
luteum pede soccum.(11) [O haunter of the Heliconian mount, Urania's son, thou who bearest away the tender maid to her bridegroom, O Hymenaeus Hymen, O Hymen Hymenaeus!