Definition of Eos
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LNS
Ēōs, Ēōs
Eos
Ἠώς
noun (f., indeclinable declension)
  1. the dawn
  2. the East, the Orient
Abbreviations
Ēōs (only in nom.), f., = Ἠώς, the dawn (pure Lat. Aurora), Ov. F. 3, 877; 4, 389; Sen. Herc. Oet. 615.

— Meton., the East, the Orient, Luc. 9, 544.

— Derivv. Ē^ōus, a, um. Adj. Belonging to the morning, morning-: Atlantides absconduntur, i. e. disappear, set in the morning, Verg. G. 1, 221.

—More freq., Belonging to the east, eastern, orient (a favorite word of the Aug. poets): domus Aurorae, Prop. 2, 14, 10 (3, 10, 8 M.): equus, id. 4 (5), 3, 10: Arabes, Tib. 3, 2, 24; cf.: domus Arabum, Verg. G. 2, 115: acies, id. A. 1, 489: caelum, Ov. M. 4, 197: ripa, Prop. 4 (5), 5, 21: mare, Tib. 2, 2, 16; cf. fluctus, Hor. Epod. 2, 51: partes, id. C. 1, 35, 31; Ov. F. 1, 140; cf. orbis, id. ib. 3, 466; 5, 557 et saep.

— Subst.: Ē^ōus, i, m. Like ἠῷος (sc. ἀστήρ), the morning-star, Verg. G. 1, 288; id. A. 3, 588; 11, 4.

— An inhabitant of the East, an Oriental, Ov. Tr. 4, 9, 22 Jahn; id. Am. 1, 15, 29; Prop. 2, 3, 43 sq.

— The name of one of the horses of the sun, Ov. M. 2, 153.
 
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