Etymology
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Helicon

mountain in Boeotia, sacred to the Muses, on which arose the fountains of Aganippe and Hippocrene, 1520s, from Latinized form of Greek Helikon, literally "the tortuous mountain," from helix (genitive helikos) "spiral," from PIE root *wel- (3) "to turn, revolve." Used allusively in reference to poetic inspiration. Related: Heliconian.

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Definitions of Helicon

helicon (n.)
a tuba that coils over the shoulder of the musician;
Synonyms: bombardon
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