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Trĭōnes , um, m. (orig. the ploughingoxen; cf. Varr. L. L. 7, § 74 sq. Müll.; Gell. 2, 21, 7; hence, transf.),
I.the constellation of the Wain, i. e. Ursa Major and Ursa Minor (which were compared to a wagon with oxen yoked to it): “Arcturum pluviasque Hyadas geminosque Triones,Verg. A. 3, 516: “gelidi,Ov. M. 2, 171: “Hyperborei,Mart. 9, 46, 1: “Odrysii,id. 7, 80, 1: “pigri,Claud. III. Cons. Hon. 205: “inoccidui,id. Gigantom. 11; Ov. M. 10, 446.
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