Definition of Aetnaeus
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LNS
Aetnaeus, Aetnaea, Aetnaeum
Aetna
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. Pertaining to Aetna
  2. Vulcan
Abbreviations
Aetnaeus, a, um, adj. Aetna. Pertaining to Aetna: ignes, Cic. N. D. 2, 38: fratres, the Cyclopes who forged in Mt. Aetna, Verg. A. 3, 678: fulmen, Prop. 4, 16, 21: Deus, i. e. Vulcan, who is said to have had his forge in Mt. Aetna, Val. Fl. 2, 420.

— Subst.: Aetnaei, ōrum, m., those who dwell on or near Mt. Aetna, Just. 22, 1.

— Hence, Poet., pars pro toto, Sicilian: triumphi, Sil. 9, 196.
 
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