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Panchāĭa , ae, f., = Παγχαία,
I.a fabulous island in the Erythrœan Sea, east of Arabia, rich in precious stones, incense, myrrh, etc.: “totaque turiferis Panchaia pinguis arenis,Verg. G. 2, 139: “(phoenicem) deferre nidum prope Panchaiam in Solis urbem,Plin. 10, 2, 2, § 4: “dives,Tib. 3, 2, 23; Val. Fl. 6, 119; Claud. III. Cons. Honor. f.—Hence,
A. Panchaeus , a, um, adj., Panchœan: “odores,Lucr. 2, 417; Verg. G. 4, 379; Ov. M. 10, 478.—Plur. as subst.: Panchaei , ōrum, m., the inhabitants of Panchaia, Mela, 3, 8.—
B. Panchāĭcus , a, um, adj., Panchœan: “resinulae,Arn. 7, 233.—
C. Panchāĭus , a, um, adj., Panchœan: “tellus (al. Panchaea),Ov. M. 10, 309: cinnama, Claud. Nupt. Honor. et Mar. 94.
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