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Meaning of HELICON

Pronunciation:  'helu`kân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a tuba that coils over the shoulder of the musician
 

HELICON is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: bombardon
 
 See Also: bass horn, sousaphone, tuba

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hel"i*con\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.]
A mountain in B[oe]otia, in Greece, supposed by the Greeks to
be the residence of Apollo and the Muses.

      From Helicon's harmonious springs A thousand rills
      their mazy progress take.                --Gray.

 

 

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