Panathenaic

Panathenaic
/pan'ath euh nay"ik/, adj. (sometimes l.c.)
of or pertaining to a Panathenaea.
Also, Panathenaean /pan'ath euh nee"euhn/.
[1595-1605; PANATHENA(EA) + -IC]

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