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 Aganic (4 syl.),Ag’ape (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Aganippe (4 syl.).
 
A fountain of Bœotia at the foot of Mount Helcon, dedicated to the Muses, because it had the virtue of imparting poetic inspiration. From this fountain the Muses are called Aganippeds (5 syl.) or Aganippids (5 syl.).   1
 


 Aganic (4 syl.),Ag’ape (3 syl.). 

 
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