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Ĕchīon , ŏnis, m.
I. One of the heroes who sprang up from the dragon's teeth sown by Cadmus; the husband of Agave and father of Pentheus, Ov. M. 3, 126; 10, 686; Stat. Th. 4, 569; Hyg. Fab. 178.—Hence: Echione natus, for Pentheus, Ov. M. 3, 526.—
B. Derivv.
1. Echīŏnĭdes , ae, m., the son of Echion, i. e. Pentheus, Ov. M. 3, 513 and 701.—
2. Echīŏnĭus , a, um, adj., meton. for Cadmean or Theban: “hydrus,” i. e. killed by Cadmus, Val. Fl. 8, 343: “dens,id. 7, 554: “aula,id. 7, 301; cf. “arces,Ov. Tr. 5, 5, 53: “nomen,Verg. A. 12, 515; cf. “plebs,Stat. Th. 1, 169: “Bacchus,Pall. Insit. 45.—
II. A son of Mercury, an Argonaut, and a sharer in the Calydonian hunt, Ov. M. 8, 311; Hyg. Fab. 14.—Hence,
B. Echīŏ-nĭus , a, um, adj., of Echion: “lacerto,Ov. M. 8, 345.—
III. A celebrated Greek painter, Cic. Par. 5, 2, 37; id. Brut. 18, 70.
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