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aerĭ-pes , pĕdis, adj. aes.
I. Bronzefooted (poet.): “tauri,Ov. H. 12, 93: “cerva,Verg. A. 6, 802 (since, acc. to fable, they had feet of bronze; hence we need not, with Charis. p. 249; Diom. p. 437 P., and Pomp. p. 449 Lind., take aeripedes for aëripedes from aër, the air, and pes).—
II. Metaph., strong of foot; hence, swift of foot, swiftfooted (as in Gr. χαλκόπους sometimes = ἰσχυρόπους): “cervi,Aus. Idyll. 11, 14.
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