Definition of Ephyraeus, Ephyreus
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Ephyraeus, Ephyraea, Ephyraeum
(Ephyrēus, Ephyrēa, Ephyrēum)
Ephyreius
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. Ephyrean, Corinthian
Abbreviations
Ephyra, ae, and (poet.) Ephyre, ēs, f., = Ἐφύρα, Ion. Ἐφύρη, another name for Corinth, Plin. 4, 4, 5, § 11; Ov. M. 2, 240; 7, 391; Stat. S. 2, 2, 34; so named, according to the myth, after a sea-nymph, Ephyre, Verg. G. 4, 343; Hyg. Fab. 275.

— Derivv. Ephyrēius, a, um, adj., Ephyrean, Corinthian: aera, Verg. G. 2, 464; cf. Corinthus, II. A. 6.

Ephyraeus or Ephyrēus, a, um, adj., the same: litus, Stat. Th. 6, 253: moenia, i. e. of Syracuse (a colony of Corinth), Sil. 14, 180; cf. ib. 52; also Dyrrachium (founded by the Corinthian Corcyraeans), Luc. 6, 17.

— Ephy-rēiades, ae, m., an Ephyrean, Corinthian, Stat. Th. 6, 652.

— Ephyrēias, adis, f., adj., Ephyrean, Corinthian: puellae, Claud. Bell. Get. 629.
 
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