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Pygmălĭon , ōnis, m., = Πυγμαλίων.
I. Grandson of Agenor, who became enamoured of a statue he had made, and to which, at his earnest petition, Venus gave life, Ov. M. 10, 243 sq.; Arn. 6, 206.—
II. Son of Belus, king of Tyre, and brother of Dido, Verg. A. 1, 347; Just. 18, 4, 3; 11.—Hence,
B. Pygmălĭōnēus , a, um, adj., Pygmalionian, poet. for Phœnician: “terra,Sil. 1, 21; also for Carthaginian, id. 6, 532.
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