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Teucer , cri (nom. Teucrus, Verg. A. 3, 108; Lact. 1, 21, 1), m., = Τεῦκρος.
I. Son of Telamon, king of Salamis, and brother of Ajax, Hor. C. 1, 7, 21; 1, 7, 27; 1, 15, 24; 4, 9, 17; id. S. 2, 3, 204; Ov. M. 13, 157; 14, 698; Auct. Her. 1, 11, 18.—
II. Son of Scamander of Crete, son-in-law of Dardanus, and afterwards king of Troy, Ov. M. 13, 705; Verg. A. 3, 108. — Hence,
1. Teu-crus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Teu cer; poet. transf. for Trojan: “carinae,Ov. M. 14, 72: “sanguis,Cat. 64, 345.—As subst.: Teucri , ōrum, m., the Trojans, Verg. A. 1, 38; 1, 248; 2, 252; Ov. M. 13, 705; 13, 728 al.; the Romans, Sil. 17, 348. —
2. Teu-crĭus , a, um, adj., Trojan: “moenia,of Troy, Sil. 13, 36. — Hence,
b. Teucrĭa , ae, f., the Trojan country, Troy, Verg. A. 2, 26.—
3. Teucris , ĭdis, f.
a. A Trojan female. captivae, Sabin. 1, 81.—
b. A pseudonymic designation of some person: “Teucris illa lentum sane negotium,Cic. Att. 1, 12, 1; 1, 13, 6.
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