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cēphēnes , um, m., = κηφῆνες.
1. The drones in a swarm of bees (pure Lat. fuci), Plin. 11, 16, 16, § 48.—
2. Cēphē-nes , um, a people of Ethiopia (so called from their king, Cepheus), Ov. M. 5, 1 and 97.—Hence, Cēphēnus , a, um, adj., Ethiopian: “proceres,the Ethiopian chiefs, Ov. M. 4, 764.
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