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Memmius , a, of a Roman gens. mox Italus Mnestheus, genus, a quo nomine Memmi, Verg. A. 5, 117. So C. Memmius, a public man, who, being adjudged guilty of ambitus, went into exile to Athens, to him Cicero addressed several letters, and to him Lucretius dedicated his poem, De Rerum Natura; cf. Lucr. 1, 42.—Hence,
A. Memmĭădes , ae, m., one of the Memmian gens, a Memmiade, a Memmius, Lucr. 1, 26.—
B. Memmĭānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Memmius: praedia, of C. Memmius, Cic. Att. 5, 1, 1.
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