Definition of Benacus
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LNS
Bēnācus, Bēnācī
Benacus
Βήϝακος
noun (m., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. a deep and rough lake in
  2. near Verona, through which the Mincius, flows
  3. Lago di Garda
Abbreviations
Bēnācus, i, m., = Βήϝακος, Strabo: lacus, a deep and rough lake in Gallia Transpadana, near Verona, through which the Mincius (Mincio) flows, now Lago di Garda, Plin. 2, 103, 106, § 224; 9, 22, 38, § 75; and absol. Benacus, Verg. G. 2, 160; id. A. 10, 205.

— Hence, Bēnācenses, ium, m., the people dwelling near Lake Benacus, Inscr. Grut. 260, 2.
 
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