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Scămander , dri, m., = Σκάμανδρος.
I. A river in Troas, the Scamander, now the Bunar-bashi Tchai, Mel. 1, 18, 3; Plin. 5, 30, 33, § 124; Enn. ap. Non. 467, 31 (Trag. v. 214 Vahl.); Hor. Epod. 13, 14 al.; Cat. 64, 357.—Called Xanthus, from its red color, Verg. A. 1, 473; Ov. M. 2, 245.—Hence, adj.: Scămandrĭus , a, um, of or belonging to the river Scamander: unda, Att. ap. Non. p. 192, 1 (Trag. Fragm. v. 322 Rib.).—
II. A freedman of the Fabricii, Cic. Clu. 16, 47; Quint. 11, 1, 74.—Hence, Scămandrĭa , ae, f., a town on the Scamander, Plin. 5, 30, 33, § 124.
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