Hippocrēnē, ēs, f., = Ἱπποκρήνη, a fountain near Mount Helicon, sacred to the Muses, and which is fabled to have been produced by a stroke of Pegasus's hoof, Ov. F. 5, 7; Sol. 7 med. (in Hor. Ep. 1, 3, 10: fons Pindaricus, and in Pers. prol. 1: fons caballinus).
— Derivv. Hippocrē-naeus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Hippocrene: fontes, Auct. de Laud. Herc. 5.
— Hippocrēnides, um, f.
, the Muses so named from the Hippocrene, Serv. Verg. E. 7, 21.