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Pessĭnūs and Pesĭnūs , untis, f. (
I.acc. masc. Pessinuntem, Cic. Har. Resp. 13, 28), = Πεσσινοῦς and Πεσινοῦς, a very ancient town in Galatia, on the borders of Phrygia Major, celebrated for its worship of Cybele; the modern Bala Hissar, Cic. Fam. 2, 12, 2: “si mater Idaea a Pessinunte Romam advecta foret,Liv. 29, 10 (in Plin. 5, 32, 42, § 146, the true read. is Pisinuus). —Hence,
A. Pessĭnuntĭcus , a, um, adj., Pessinuntic; as subst.: Pessĭnun-tĭca , ae, f., Cybele, App. M. 11, p. 259, 7.—
B. Pessĭnuntĭus , a, um, adj., Pessinuntian: “sacerdos magnae Matris,Cic. Sest. 26, 56: “aselli,Gell. 7, 16, 5.
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