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Pĕlēthrŏnĭus , a, um, adj.,
I.of or belonging to a region of Thessaly inhabited by the Lapithœ and Centaurs, Pelethronian: “Lapithae,Verg. G. 3, 115: “antra,Luc. 6, 386: “pinus,a spear cut on the Pelethronian mountains, Stat. Th. 2, 593: Pelethronia cithara, of Achilles (because he, a native of Thessaly, had learned of Chiron the Thessalian to play the cithara), Auct. Priap. 17. —As subst.: pĕlēthrŏnĭa , ae, f., centaury, App. Herb. 34.
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