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Pălaestīnă (Pălest- ), ae, and -laestīnē , ēs, f., = Παλαιστίνη,
I.the country of Palestine, in Syria, Mel. 1, 11, 2; Plin. 5, 12, 13, § 66 sq.—Hence,
A. -laestīnus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Palestine: “aqua,the Euphrates, Ov. F. 2, 464: “Syrus,Tib. 1, 8, 17 (7, 18): “Palaestini simul Hebraeique liquores,Stat. S. 5, 1, 213. —In plur.: Pălaestīni , ōrum, m., the inhabitants of Palestine, Ov. M. 4, 46; Hier. in Isa. 14, 29; the Philistines, Vulg. Gen. 21, 33.—
B. Pălaestīnensis , e, adj., Palestinian, Spart. Sev. 9.
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