Definition of Aganippe in US English:

Aganippe

noun

literary, poetic
  • Used allusively to denote the source of poetic inspiration, or a person's poetic power, voice, or method.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Philip Sidney (1554–1586), author and courtier. From Aganippe (classical Latin Aganippē, Hellenistic Greek Ἀγανίππη), the name of a fountain on Mount Helicon sacred to the Muses.

Pronunciation

Aganippe

/ˌaɡəˈnɪpi/