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Mĕrops , ŏpis, m., = Μέροψ.
I. A king of Ethiopia, husband of Clymene, and reputed to be the father of Phaëthon, Ov. M. 1, 763; id. Tr. 3, 4, 30.—
II. A king of the isle of Cos, from whose name its inhabitants in early times were called Meropes, Quint. 8, 6, 71.—
III. A Roman proper name, Inscr. Mur. 887, 5.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 1.763
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 8, 6.71
    • Ovid, Tristia, 3.4
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