I.a surname in the gens Terentia, e. g.
I. M. Terentius Varro, a contemporary of Cicero, who wrote De Re Rusticā and De Linguā Latinā.—
II. The poet P. Terentius Varro Atacinus, Hor. S. 1, 10, 46.—
III. The consul C. Terentius Varro, defeated at Cannœ, Liv. 22, 34, 2.—Hence, Varrōnĭānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Varro, Varronian: “milites,” i. e. of the consul C. Terentius Varro, Liv. 23, 38, 9: “ingenia,” of M. Terentius Varro, Fulg. Myth. 1 praef.: “comoediae,” the collection of the twenty-one genuine comedies of Plautus, arranged by M. Terentius Varro, Gell. 3, 3, 3.