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magnes , ētis, m., = μάγνης, with or without lapis,
I.a magnet, loadstone: “(lapis), quem magneta vocant patrio de nomine Grai Magnetum quia sit patriis in finibus ortus,Lucr. 6, 908; cf. Plin. 36, 16, 25, § 126: “lapis,Lucr. 6, 1046; Cic. Div. 1, 39, 86.—Without lapis, Sil. 3, 265.—Hence, adj.: magnētĭcus , a, um, magnetic: “gemma,Claud. de Magnet. 26.
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