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Leucŏthĕa , ae, and Leucŏthĕē , ēs, f., = Λευκοθέη.
I. The name of Ino, daughter of Cadmus, after she was received among the sea-gods; afterwards confounded with the Italian goddess Matuta: “Leucotheë Graiis Matuta vocabare nostris,Ov. F. 6, 545; so, “Leucothee (others Leucothea),id. M. 4, 542: Ino Leucothea nominata a Graecis; “Matuta habetur a nostris,Cic. Tusc. 1, 12, 28; id. N. D. 3, 15, 39; 3, 19, 48.—In Stat. Th. 9, 402, identical with Aurora.—
II. Another name for Leucosia, v. h. v.—
III. A fountain in the island of Samos, Plin. 5, 31, 37, § 135.
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