Definition of Aricinus
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Orthography ID = 2004449
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LNS
Arīcīnus, Arīcīnī
Aricinus
Mostly Plural
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. the inhabitanls of Aricia
  2. a nymph, the wife of Hippolytus and mother of Virbius
Abbreviations
Arīcia, ae, f., an ancient town of Latium, in the neighborhood of Alba Longa, upon the Appian Way, now La Riccia; acc. to Verg. A. 7, 762 (v. II. infra), named from the wife of its founder, Hippolytus. Near it was a grove consecrated to Diana, in which at a very early age human victims were sacrificed; hence, immitis, Sil. 4, 369 (cf. Nemus and Nemorensis), Plin. 19, 6, 33, ยง 110; Mart. 13, 19; Hor. S. 1, 5, 1; Sol. 2, p. 13; cf. Mann. Ital. I. 633; Mull. Roms Camp. 2, 147-189.

—Hence, Arīcīnus, a, um, adj., pertaining to Aricia, Arician: regio, Mart. 10, 68: vallis, Ov. M. 15, 488: nemus, Flor. 1, 11, 8.

—Subst.: Arīcīni, ōrum, m., the inhabitanls of Aricia, Liv. 2, 14.

— Personified, a nymph, the wife of Hippolytus and mother of Virbius, Verg. A. 7, 762.
 
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