Definition of abyssus
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LNS
abyssus, abyssī
abyssus
ἄβυσσος
noun (f., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. A bottomless pit, an abyss
  2. The sea
  3. The place of the dead, Orcus
  4. Hades
  5. Tartarus, hell
Abbreviations
abyssus, i, f., = ἄβυσσος (sc. λίμνη). A bottomless pit, an abyss, Isid. Orig. 13, 20.

— The sea, Vulg. Gen. 1, 2.

— The place of the dead, Orcus, Hades, Vulg. Rom. 10, 7.

— Tartarus, hell, where the wicked are confined, Vulg. Luc. 8, 31; ib. Apoc. 9, 1. So in eccl. Lat.
 
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