Definition of Erymantheus
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LNS
Erymanthēus, Erymanthēa, Erymanthēum
Erymanthius
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. Erymanthian
Abbreviations
Erymanthus, i, m., = Ἐρύμανθος. A chain of mountains in Arcadia, on the borders of Elis, where Hercules slew the boar named after the place, Ov. H. 9, 87; id. M. 5, 608; Mart. 11, 69.

— Derivv. Erymanthius, a, um, adj., Erymanthian: belua, Cic. Tusc. 2, 9, 22: aper, id. ib. 4, 22, 55; and sarcastically, with Verres immanissimus, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 43 fin.: mater, i. e. Atalanta, from Tegea, in Arcadia, Stat. Th. 12, 805.

Erymanthēus, a, um, adj., Erymanthian: monstrum, Val. Fl. 1, 374.

— Erymanthias, adis, f., adj., Erymanthian: Nymphae, Stat. Th. 4, 329.

— Erymanthis, idis, f., adj., Erymanthian: silvae, Ov. M. 2, 499: ursa, i. e. Callisto of Arcadia, who was changed into a bear, and placed by Jupiter as a constellation in the sky, id. Tr. 1, 4, 1; 3, 4, 47.

— The river Erymanthus, which rises in these mountains, Mel. 2, 3, 5; Plin. 4, 6, 10, § 21; Ov. M. 2, 244.

— A river in Persia, Plin. 6, 23, 25, § 92.
 
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