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Cēphīsus (-ŏs ) or Cēphissus , i, m., = Κηφῖσις or Κηφισσός.
I. A river in Phocis and Bœotia, now Cephisso, Gaurio, or Gerios, Ov. M. 3, 19; Stat. Th. 7, 349; Luc. 3, 175; Plin. 4, 7, 12, §§ 26 and 27; as river-god, father of Narcissus, Ov. M. 3, 343; Stat. Th. 7, 340.—
2. Hence,
a. Cēphīsĭus or Cēphissĭ-us , i, m., = Narcissus, Ov. M. 3, 351.—
b. -phīsis or Cēphissis , ĭdis, adj. fem., of Cephisus: “undas,Ov. M. 1, 369.—
II. A river on the west side of Athens, emptying into the Saronic Gulf, Ov. M. 7, 388.—
B. Hence,
1. Cēphīsĭa , ae, f., name of a small district of Altica, abounding in springs, Gell. 1, 2, 2; 18, 10, 1; and of a fountain, Plin. 4, 7, 11, § 24.—
2. Cēphīsĭăs (Cēphissĭas ), ădis, adj. fem., of Cephisus: ora, the banks of the Attic Cephisus, where Procrustes had his abode, Ov. M. 7, 438.
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