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Aetnaeus , a, um, adj. Aetna.
I. Pertaining to Ætna: “ignes,Cic. N. D. 2, 38: “fratres,the Cyclopes who forged in Mt. Ætna, Verg. A. 3, 678: “fulmen,Prop. 4, 16, 21: Deus, i. e. Vulcan, who is said to have had his forge in Mt. Ætna, Val. Fl. 2, 420.— Subst.: Aetnaei , ōrum, m., those who dwell on or near Mt. Ætna, Just. 22, 1.— Hence,
II. Poet., pars pro toto, Sicilian: “triumphi,Sil. 9, 196.
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    • Vergil, Aeneid, 3.678
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 2.38
    • C. Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, 2.420
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