Definition of Amazonicus
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LNS
Amāzonicus, Amāzonica, Amāzonicum
Amazon
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. Amazonian
Abbreviations
Amāzon, onis, f., = Ἀμαζών, plur. Amazones [a Scythian word of dub. signif.; acc. to an etymological fancy, as if from ἀ-μαζός, without breast; Just. 2, 4, relates that their right breast was removed in childhood, to enable them to handle the bow more conveniently], an Amazon; and plur., Amazons, warlike women, who dwelt on the river Thermodon. Lit.: Threiciae Amazones, Verg. A. 11, 659: exsultat Amazon, id. ib. 11, 648: Amazon Mavortia, Val. Fl. 5, 89: peltata, Sen. Agam. 218 al.

— Metaph., a heroine of love, Ov. A. A. 2, 743; 3, 1.

—Hence, Amāzoni-cus, a, um, Amazonian, Mel.1, 19, 13; Plin. 3, 5, 6, § 43; Suet. Ner. 44.

— Amāzo-nis, idis, f., = Amazon, an Amazon: Amazonidum agmina, Verg. A. 1, 490: Amazonidum gens, Val. Fl. 4, 602: Amazonidum turba, Prop. 4, 13, 13.

—Also, title of a poem composed by a poet named Marsus, Mart. 4, 29, 8.

— Amāzonius, a, um, poet. for Amazonicus, Amazonian: securis, Hor. C. 4, 4, 20, and Ov. P. 3, 1, 95: genus, Sen. Hippol. 237: vir Amazonius, i. e. Hippolytus, the son of an Amazon by Theseus, Ov. H. 4, 2.
 
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