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noun (m., 1
a eunuch at the Persian court
any guard of women
Bagōus, i, and Bagōas, ae, m.
, = Βαγῶος and Βαγώας [Persian], a eunuch at the Persian court: Bagou (gen. Gr. = Βαγώου), Plin. 13, 4, 9, § 41.
—Form Bagoas, Quint. 5, 12, 21.
—Hence, any guard of women, Ov. Am. 2, 2, 1.