A.of or from the marsh, ὄρνιθας χερσαίους καὶ λ. both land-fowl and water-fowl, Hdt.7.119, cf. Ar.Av.272; of the crocodile, “ἐὸν . . τετράπουν, χερσαῖον καὶ λ. ἐστι” Hdt.2.68; λ. κρηνῶν τέκνα, of frogs, Ar.Ra.211; of the beaver, Nic. Al.307; of an eel, Diph.Siph. ap. Ath.8.355d (vulg. λιμνία） λ. φυτόν water-plant, Plu.2.399f.
2. of water, stagnant, Hp.Aër.7.
II. (Λίμναι) of or from Limnae, epith. of Dionysus, from his temple there, Call.Fr.37 P.: but Λιμναῖον, τό, a temple of Artemis at Limnae, on the borders of Laconia and Messenia, Str.8.4.9, cf. Paus.3.2.6: hence she was called Λιμνᾶτις v. λιμνήτης; also Λιμναία , epith. of Artemis at Sicyon and elsewhere, Id.2.7.6, etc.