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Pălĭnūrus , i, m., = Παλίνουρος,
I.the pilot of Æneas, who fell asleep at the helm and tumbled into the sea off the coast of Lucania, whence the name of the promontory near the spot (now perh. Punta dello Spartimento), Verg. A. 5, 847; 871; 6, 337; 381; Luc. 9, 42; Mel. 2, 4, 9; Hor. C. 3, 4, 28. —In a lusus verbb. with πάλιν οὐρεῖν, iterum meiere, Mart. 3, 78, 2.
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