Definition of Aetne
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LNS
Aetnē, Aetnēs
αἴθω, , to burn
Αἴτνη
noun (f., 1st Greek declension)
  1. The celebrated volcano of Sicily
  2. Mongibello
  3. Aetna
  4. A nymph in Sicily
  5. A town at the foot of Mt. Aetna
Abbreviations
Aetna, ae (in Gr. form Aetnē, ēs, in good MSS. of Ov.), f., = Αἴτνη [αἴθω, to burn]. The celebrated volcano of Sicily, now Mongibello or Aetna, in the interior of which, acc. to fable, was the forge of Vulcan, where the Cyclopes forged thunderbolts for Jupiter, and under which the latter buried the monster Typhōeus.

—Form Aetna, Cic. Div. 2, 19; Ov. F. 4, 596; id. Tr. 5, 275.

—Form Aetne, Ov. F. 4, 491 Riese.

— A nymph in Sicily, acc. to Serv. ad Verg. A. 9, 584.

— A town at the foot of Mt. Aetna, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 23; 2, 3, 44.
 
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