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Prūsĭas , ae, and Prūsĭa , ae, m., = Προυσίας,
I.a king of Bithynia, who hospitably received Hannibal, but afterwards betrayed him to the Romans, Cic. Div. 2, 24, 52; Nep. Hann. 10, 1; Just. 32, 4, 2; Liv. 37, 25; Val. Max. 3, 7, 6 ext.—Form Prusia, Liv. 29, 12, 14.—Hence,
A. Prūsĭăcus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Prusias, Prusiacan: “orae,” i. e. his kingdom, Sil. 13, 888.—
B. Prūsĭădes , ae, m., a male descendant of (an older) Prusias, a Prusiade, applied to king Prusias himself, Varr. ap. Non. 345, 23.
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