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Pēnēus , i, m., = Πηνειός,
I.a principal river in Thessaly, which rises in Mount Pindus, flows through the Vale of Tempe, and falls into the Gulf of Therma, the modern Selembria; in mythology, a rivergod, the father of Cyrene and Daphne, Ov. M. 1, 569 sq.; Plin. 4, 8, 15, § 31; Liv. 32, 15; Verg. G. 4, 355; Hyg. Fab. 161; 203.— Voc. Penee, Ov. Am. 3, 6, 31.—Hence,
A. Pēnēis , ĭdis, f., = Πηνηίς, of or belonging to the Peneus, Penean (poet.): “Nympha,” i.e. Daphne, Ov. M. 1, 504; 1, 472.—
B. -nēĭus , a, um, adj., = Πηνήϊος, of or belonging to the Peneus, Penean (poet.): “Peneia Tempe,Verg. G. 4, 317: “arva,Ov. M. 12, 209: “Daphne,id. ib. 1, 452: “amnis,” i. e. the Peneus, Luc. 8, 33.—
C. Pēnēus , a, um, adj., Penean (poet.): “undae,Ov. M. 7, 230.
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