Definition of Armenius
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LNS
Armenius, Armeniī
Armenius
noun (m., 2nd -IUS declension)
  1. an Armenian
Abbreviations
Armenia, ae, f., = Ἀρμενία. A country of Asia, divided into Armenia Major (eastern, now Turcomania and Kurdistan) and Minor (western, now Anatolia), Plin. 6, 9, 9, § 25: utraque, Luc. 2, 638: utraeque, Flor. 3, 5, 21.

—Absol. Armenia, for Armenia Minor, Cic. Div. 2, 37, 79; id. Phil. 2, 37, 94.

— Hence, Derivv. Armeniacus, a, um, adj., = Ἀρμενιακός, Armenian: bellum, Plin. 7, 39, 40, § 129: triumphus, id. 30, 2, 6, § 16: cotes, id. 36, 22, 47, § 164.

— Hence, Armeniacus, an epithet of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, on account of his conquest of Armenia, Capitol. M. Anton. Philos. 9; Inscr. Grut. 253, 2.

—Armeniacum malum, or absol. Armeniacum, the fruit of the apricot-tree, the apricot, Col. 5, 10, 19 (id. 5, 10, 404, called Armenium).

—Arme-niaca, ae, f., the apricot-tree, Col. 11, 2, 96; Plin. 15, 13, 12, § 41.

— Armenius, a, um, adj., Armenian: lingua, Varr. L. L. 5, § 100 Mull.: reges, Cic. Att. 2, 7: tigres, Verg. E. 5, 29: pedites, Nep. Dat. 8, 2: triumphi, Flor. 4, 2, 8.

— Subst. Ar-menius, ii, m., an Armenian, Ov. Tr. 2, 227; Mart. 5, 59; Vulg. 4 Reg. 19, 37.

— Armenium, ii, n. Sc. pigmentum, a fine blue color, obtained from an Armenian stone, ultramarine, Varr. R. R. 3, 2, 4; Vitr. 7, 5 fin.; Plin. 35, 6, 12, § 30.

— Sc. pomum, the apricot, Col. 5, 10, 404.
 
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