（Λέρος). A small island, one of the Sporades, opposite to
the mouth of the Sinus Iassius, on the coast of Caria (Herod.v.
125). Here the sisters of Meleager were said to have been transformed into guinea-pigs
(μελεαγρίδες). See Meleager.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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