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Aurĭgĕna , ae, comm. aurum-gigno,
I.sprung or produced from gold, gold-begotten; poet. epithet of Perseus, as son of Danaë “by Jupiter transformed into a shower of gold,Ov. M. 5, 250; Sid. Carm. 6, 14 (cf. χρυσόπατρος, Lycophr. 838).
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    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 5.250
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