Definition of Abydus, Abydos
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LNS
Abȳdus, Abȳdī
(Abȳdos, -)
Abydus, Abydos, Aboedus
Α῎βυδος
noun (f., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. a town in Mysia, on the narrowest point of the Hellespont, opposite Sestos
  2. Aidos or Avido
Abbreviations
Abȳdus and Abȳdos, i (in MSS. also Aboedus), f. (m., Verg. G. 1, 207), = Α῎βυδος, a town in Mysia, on the narrowest point of the Hellespont, opposite Sestos, now perh. Aidos or Avido, Mel. 1, 9, 1; Auct. Her. 4, 54, 68: ostrifer, Verg. G. 1, 207: mea, Ov. H. 18, 127; 19, 30 al.: Abydum oppidum, Plin. 5, 32, 40, § 141.

— Hence deriv.: Abȳdēnus, a, um, adj., belonging to Abydus: juvenis, i. e. Leander, Stat. S. 1, 2, 87; the same absol.: Abydenus, Ov. H. 18, 1.

—In plur.: Abȳdēni, the inhabitants of Abydus, Liv. 31, 16.
 
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