PTA´RENUS (Πτάρενος, Arrian Ind. chap. 4), a small tributary of the Upper Indus, which flows into that river a little above Pesháwar. Lassen conjectures that it is the present Burrindu. (Lassen, Map of Anc. India.) [V]
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