I.adj. f., = Ἀτθίς.
A. An Athenian woman, Sen. Hippol. 107.—Esp., Philomela; and, since she was changed to a nightingale, meton. for a nightingale, Mart. 1, 54, 9. Also Procne, the sister of Philomela; acc. to the fable (cf. Sen. Herc. Oet. 200), changed into a swallow; hence, meton. for a swallow, Mart. 5, 67.—