Definition of Pentelican in English:

Pentelican

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating Pentelic marble.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), lecturer and author. From classical Latin Pentelicus Pentelic + -an.

Pronunciation

Pentelican

/pɛnˈtɛlɪk(ə)n/