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Păchȳnum , i, n., and Păchȳnus (-os ), i (Păchynus, Avien. Perieg. 645; Prisc. Perieg. 482), m. and f., = Πάχυνος,
I.the south-eastern promontory of Sicily, looking towards Greece, now Capo Passaro: “ipsius promuntorium Pelorus vocatur vergens in Italiam, Pachynum in Graeciam, Lilybaeum in Africam,Plin. 3, 8, 14, § 87: “classis Pachynum appulsa,Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 33, § 87; Liv. 25, 27: “metas lustrare Pachyni,Verg. A. 3, 429; 7, 289: “obversa Pachynos ad austros,Ov. M. 13, 725; voc. Pachyne, id. ib. 5, 351.
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