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Hybla , ae, and Hyblē , ēs, f., =Ὕβλη,
I.a mountain of Sicily abounding in flowers and bees, with a city of the same name, Plin. 11, 13, 13, § 32; Verg. E. 7, 37; Ov. Tr. 5, 13, 22; Sil. 14, 200; Mart. 7, 88, 8; 10, 12, 3; Mel. 2, 7, 16.—
II. Derivv.
A. Hy-blaeus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Mount Hybla, Hyblean: “apes,Verg. E. 1, 55: “mella,Mart. 11, 42: “avena,” i. e. of the Sicilian Theocritus, Calp. Ecl. 4, 6, 3.—
B. Hyblenses , ĭum, m., the inhabitants of the city of Hybla, Hybleans, Plin. 3, 8, 14, § 91; Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 43, § 102.
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