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Cīnyps , nypis, m., = Κίνυψ or Κίνυφος,
I.a river flowing through a very fruitful region in Libya, between the two Syrtes, now Cinifo or Wady Khahan, Mel. 1, 7, 5; Plin. 5, 4, 4, § 27; Claud. Laud. Stil. 1, 251.— Hence,
II. Cīnyphĭus , a, um, adj., pertaining to the Cinyps, found about the Cinyps: “chelydri,Ov. M. 7, 272: “hirci,Verg. G. 3, 312: “tonsor,Mart. 8, 51: “aristae,Claud. Eutr. 1, 405; cf. “Ov P. 2, 7, 25: Macae,living near the Cinyps, Sil. 3, 275: “Pelates,Ov. M. 5, 124.—
b. In gen., Libyan, African: “Juba,Ov. M. 15, 755: “orae,Claud. B. Gild. 9: “pestes, i. e. serpentes,Luc. 9, 787.
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