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Mŏlossi , ōrum, m., = Μολοσσοί,
I.the Molossians, a people in the eastern part of Epirus, Plin. 4 prooem.; Cic. Div. 1, 34, 76; Nep. Them. 8, 4.—They were so called from Molossus, the son of Pyrrhus, king of Epirus, and Andromache, acc. to Serv. Verg. A. 3, 297.—Hence,
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    • Cornelius Nepos, Themistocles, 8.4
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 4
    • Cicero, De Divinatione, 1.34
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