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Hippōnax , actis, m., = Ἱππώναξ,
I.a Greek poet of Ephesus, who wrote in iambics, celebrated for the bitterness of his satires, Cic. N. D. 3, 38, 91; Plin. 36, 5, 4, § 12. —
II. Deriv.: Hippōnactēus , a, um, adj., of Hipponax, in the style of Hipponax, Hipponactean: praeconium, i. e. a bitter, biting poem (of Licinius Calvus), Cic. Fam. 7, 24, 1.—Subst.: Hippōnacteus , i, m. (sc. versus), the sort of iambic verse invented by Hipponax: “senarios et Hipponacteos effugere vix possumus,Cic. Or. 56, 189.
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