Definition of Bistonis
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LNS
Bistonis, Bistonidis
Bistonia
noun (., 3rd declension)
  1. adj. f
  2. pertaining to the Bistones
  3. Thracian
  4. a Thracian woman
Abbreviations
Bistones, um, m., = Βίστονες, the Bistones, a Thracian people south of Mount Rhodope, not far from Abdera, Plin. 4, 11, 18, § 42.

—In the poets, In gen., for the Thracians, Luc. 7, 569; acc. Bistonas, Val. Fl. 3, 83; Sil. 2, 76.

— Derivv. Bistonius, a, um, adj., = Βιστόνιος, pertaining to the Bistones. Bistonian: plagae. Lucr. 5, 30.

— In gen., Thracian: rupes, Prop. 2 (3), 30, 36: viri, the Thracians, Ov. M. 13, 430: aqua, id. H. 2, 90: sarissae, id. P. 1, 3, 59: Minerva (as goddess of the warlike Thracians), id. Ib. 377: Tereus, Verg. Cul. 251: tyrannus, i. e. the Thracian king Diomedes, Luc. 2, 163: aves, i. e. grues, id. 3, 200: turbo, i. e. a violent north wind, id. 4, 767: ensis Tydei, Stat. Th. 2, 586: chelys, the lyre of the Thracian Orpheus, Claud. Rapt. Pros. praef. 2, 8 al.

—Subst.: Bisto-nia, ae, f., = Βιστονια, Thrace: Bistoniae magnus alumnus, i. e. Orpheus, Val. Fl. 3, 159.

Bistonis, idis, adj. f., = Βιστονίς, pertaining to the Bistones, for Thracian: ora. Ov. H. 15 (16), 344: terra, id. P. 2, 9, 54: ales i. e. Procne, wife of the Thracian king Tereus, Sen. Agam. 670.

— Subst., a Thracian woman: Bistonidum crines, of the Thracian Bacchantes, Hor. C. 2, 19, 20; so Verg. Cir. 164, ubi v. Sillig.
 
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