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Ăbȳdus and Ăbȳdos , i (in MSS. also Aboedus ), f. (m., Verg. G. 1, 207), = Α῎βυδος,
I.a town in Mysia, on the narrowest point of the Hellespont, opposite Sestos, now perh. Aidos or Avido, Mel. 1, 9, 1; Auct. Her. 4, 54, 68: “ostrifer,Verg. G. 1, 207: “mea,Ov. H. 18, 127; 19, 30 al.: “Abydum oppidum,Plin. 5, 32, 40, § 141.—
II. Hence deriv.: Ăbȳdēnus , a, um, adj., belonging to Abydus: “juvenis, i. e. Leander,Stat. S. 1, 2, 87; the same absol.: “Abydenus,Ov. H. 18, 1.—In plur.: Ăbȳdēni , the inhabitants of Abydus, Liv. 31, 16.
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