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Mŏlorchus , i, m.,
I.a poor vine-dresser near Nemea, who hospitably entertained Hercules when about to slay the lion of that place, Stat. S. 3, 1, 29; 4, 6, 51; id. Th. 4, 160; Mart. 4, 64, 30.—Poet.: “Alpheum linquens lucosque Molorchi,” i. e. the Nemean Forest, Verg. G. 3, 19.—Hence, Mŏlor-chaeus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Molorchus (poet.), Tib. 4, 1, 13.
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