Definition of Acis
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LNS
Ācis, Ācidis
Acis
Ἆκις
noun (m., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. a river in Sicily, which rises in Mount Aetna, and falls into the sea
  2. Fiume di Taci
  3. A river-god, son of Faunus, beloved by Galatea on account of his beauty
Abbreviations
Ācis, idis, m., = Ἆκις, a river in Sicily, which rises in Mount Aetna, and falls into the sea; now Fiume di Taci, Ov. F. 4, 468; Sil. 14, 221; Claud. Rapt. Pros. 3, 332 al.

—Hence, A river-god, acc. to the myth, son of Faunus, beloved by Galatea on account of his beauty, Ov. M. 13, 750 sq.
 
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