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Brĭăreus (trisyl. ), ei, m., = Βριαρεύς, Callim. Del. 143 (old form Βριάρεως, Hom. Il. 1, 403; v. Crus. Wb. of Prop. Names),
I.the hundred-armed giant, also called Ægœon: “centumgeminus,Verg. A. 6, 287 Serv. and Heyne; cf. id. ib. 10, 565: “ferox,Luc. 4, 596 Schol.: “immensus,Stat. Th. 2, 596; cf. also Ov. M. 2, 10; Claud. Laud. Stil. 1, 304: “vastus,Sen. Herc. Oet. 167.—Hence, Brĭă-rēĭus , a um, adj., of or belonging to Briareus: “turba,Claud. Rapt. Pros. 3, 188.
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