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Ĕrȳ^thras , ae, m., = Ἐρύθρας,
I.a fabulous king of southern Asia (Arabia or Persia), after whom the Red Sea, or the Arabian and Persian Gulfs, were named, Mel. 3, 8, 1; Plin. 6, 23, 28, § 107; Curt. 8, 9. —Deriv.,
II. Ĕrȳ^thraeus , a, um, adj., Erythraean: mare, the Red Sea (pure Lat. Mare rubrum), Mel., Plin., and Curt. l. l.: “alga,” i. e. in the Persian Gulf, Mart. 10, 16: “lapilli,pearls, fished up in the Persian Gulf, id. 5, 37; cf. Stat. S. 4, 6, 18.—Poet., in a wider sense, Indian: “orae,Stat. Th. 7, 566: “dens,” i. e. ivory, Mart. 13, 100: “triumphi,” i. e. of Bacchus in India, id. 8, 26.
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