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cercōps , ōpis, m., = κέρκωψ.
I. A species of long-tailed apes, Manil. 4, 664; cf. Amm. 22, 14, 3.—
II. The name of a Pythagorean philosopher, Cic. N. D. 1, 38, 107.—
III. Cercōpes , um, m., = Κέρκωπες, a cunning, trickish people on the island of Pithecusa, changed by Jupiter into monkeys, Ov. M. 14, 92.
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    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 14.92
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 1.38
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