Definition of Arion
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LNS
Arīōn, Arīonis
Arion
Ἀρίων
noun (m., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. A celebrated cithara player of Methymna, in Lesbos, rescued from drowning by a dolphin
Abbreviations
Arīon, onis, m. (nom. Ario, Gell. 16, 19; acc. Gr. Ariona, Ov. F. 2, 83 al.), = Ἀρίων. A celebrated cithara player of Methymna, in Lesbos, rescued from drowning by a dolphin, Ov. F. 2, 79 sqq.; Gell. 16, 19; cf. Herod. 1, 23.

—Hence, Arīonius, a, um, adj., = Ἀριόνιος, belonging to Arion: nomen, Ov. F. 2, 93: lyra, id. A. A. 3, 326; Prop. 2, 26, 18.

— A horse endowed with speech and the gift of prophecy, sent by Neptune to Adrastus; hence, vocalis, Prop. 2, 34, 37 fata movens, Stat. Th. 11, 443: Adrastaeus, id. S. 1, 1, 52; cf. Claud. IV. Cons. Hon. 555, and Hom. Il. 23, 346.
 
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