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Thermōdon , ontis, m., = Θερμώδων,
I.a river of Pontus, on which dwelt the Amazons, now Termeh Tchai, Mel. 1, 19, 9; Plin. 6, 3, 4, § 10; Verg. A. 11, 659; Prop. 4 (5), 4, 71; Ov. M. 2, 249; id. P. 4, 10, 51; Sil. 8, 432; Just. 2, 4, 2.—Hence,
A. Thermōdon-tēus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to the Thermodon, Thermodontean; poet. for Amazonian: “agri,Prop. 3, 14 (4, 13), 14 (Müll. Thermodontiacis).—
B. Thermōdontĭ-ăcus , a, um, adj., the same: “turmae,Stat. S. 1, 6, 56: “bipennis,” i. e. of Penthesilea, the queen of the Amazons, Ov. M. 12, 611; cf. “securis,Claud. Rapt. Pros. 2, 66: “aurum,of Hippolyte, Ov. M. 9, 189.—
C. Thermō-dontĭus , a, um, adj., the same: “ripae,Sen. Med. 215: “hostis,id. Herc. Oet. 21.
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