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Nērĭtŏs (-us ), i, m., = Νήριτος,
I.a mountain in Ithaca, and an island in its vicinity, Mel. 2, 7; Plin. 4, 12, 19, § 55: “Neritos ardua saxis,Verg. A. 3, 271; Sen. Troad. 856.—Hence,
II. Nērĭtĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Neritos, Neritian; poet. for Ithacean: “Macareus,Ov. M. 14, 159; also for Ulyssean: “Neritia proles,the Saguntines, because they emigrated from the Cephallenian islands, Sil. 2, 317; cf. Liv. 21, 7: “Neritia ratis,the ship of Ulysses, Ov. M. 14, 563: “dux,” i. e. Ulysses, id. F. 4, 69: “domus,of Ulysses, id. M. 13, 712.
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