I.the protecting goddess of horses, asses, etc., Tert. ad Nat. 1, 11; id. Apol. 16; Juv. 8, 157; Prud. Apoth. 197; App. M. 3, p. 141; Inscr. Orell. 402; 1792 sq.
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Ĕpŏna , ae, f. from equus; cf. Gr. ἵππος; but referred to root ap- of apo by Fick, Wörterb. p. 425,