parthenope, n. [L., the name of a Siren, fr. Gr. Parqeno`ph.].
One of the Sirens, who threw herself into the sea, in despair at not being able to beguile Ulysses
by her songs. [1913 Webster
One of the asteroids between Mars and Jupiter, discovered by M. de Gasparis
in 1850. [1913 Webster