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Phĭlyra , ae, f., = Φιλύρα,
I.a nymph, daughter of Oceanus, who bore to Saturn the Centaur Chiron, and was changed into a linden-tree, Verg. G. 3, 92; Val. Fl. 5, 153; Hyg. Fab. 138.—Hence,
A. Phĭlyrēĭus and Phĭlyrēus , a, um, adj., Philyrean: “Philyreius heros,” i. e. Chiron, Ov. M. 2, 676: “Philyreia (al. Philyrea) tecta,” i. e. of Chiron, id. ib. 7, 352.—
B. Phĭlyrĭdes (Phill- ), ae, m., Chiron, the son of Philyra, Ov. A. A. 1, 11; Prop. 2, 1, 60; Verg. G. 3, 550; Mart. 2, 14, 6 (poët. met. grat. Phīllyr-).
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