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Ŏphīon , ŏnis, m., = Ὀφίων,
I.a proper name.
I. One of the giants, Claud. Rapt. Pros. 3, 348.—
II. One of the companions of Cadmus; hence, Ŏphīŏnĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Ophion; poet. for Theban: “Ophionia caedes,” i. e. of Pentheus, Sen. Oedip. 483.—
III. The father of Amycus, the Centaur; hence, Ŏphīŏnĭdes , ae, m., the son of Ophion, the Ophionide, of Amycus, Ov. M. 12, 245.
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