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Scȳros or Scȳrus , i, f., = Σκῦρος,
I.an island of the Ægean Sea, opposite Eubœa, now Skyro; here Achilles was concealed by Lycomedes, whose daughter Deïdamia became by him the mother of Pyrrhus; nom. Scyros, Cat. 64, 35; Plin. 4, 12, 23, § 69; Stat. Achill. 2, 18; acc. Scyron, Mel. 2, 7, 8; Ov. M. 7, 464; 13, 156: “Scyrum,Cic. Att. 5, 12, 1; Col. 9, 14, 19.—Hence,
A. Scȳrĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Scyros, Scyrian: “litora,Stat. Achill. 2, 103: “lapis,Plin. 2, 103, 106, § 233 (Jahn, Syrius): “Deïdamia,Prop. 2, 9, 16; “also called Scyria virgo, Claud. Nupt. Hon. et Mar. 16: juvenis,” i. e. Pyrrhus, Sen. Troad. 976; cf. “membra,” i. e. of Pyrrhus, Ov. H. 8, 112: “pubes,his forces, Verg. A. 2, 477.—
B. Scȳ-tĭcus , a, um, adj., of Scyros: “metallum,Plin. 31, 2, 20, § 29.—
C. Scȳrĭăs , ădis, adj. f., Scyrian: “puella,” i. e. Deïdamia, Ov. A. A. 1, 682.—Subst.: Scȳrĭădes , um, f., Scyrian maidens, Stat. Achill. 1, 367.—
D. Scȳrēis , ĭdis, f., a Scyrian maiden, Stat. Achill. 2, 147.
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