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Prō^gnē or Prō^cnē , ēs, f., = Πρόκνη,
I. Daughter of Pandion, king of Athens, sister of Philomela, and wife of Tereus; she was changed into a swallow: “natae ex Philomelā atque ex Progne hirundines,Plaut. Rud. 3, 1, 12; Ov. M. 6, 440 sq.
II. Poet., transf., a swallow, Verg. G. 4, 15; Ov. F. 2, 855; id. Tr. 5, 1, 60.—
III. An island near Rhodes, Plin. 5, 31, 36, § 133.
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