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Ăcīdălĭa , ae, f., = Ἀκιδαλία, epithet of Venus, perhaps from the Fountain Acidalius, in Boeotia, where the Graces, daughters of Venus, used to bathe, Verg. A. 1, 720 Serv.—Hence, Ăcīdălĭus , a, um, adj., pertaining to Venus: “ludit Acidalio nodo,with the girdle of Venus, Mart. 6, 13: “arundo,id. 9, 14: ales, i. e. a dove, Carm. ad Pis. 79.
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