Definition of Lapitha
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Orthography ID = 2031892
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LNS
Lapitha, Lapithae
Lapitha, Lapithes
noun (c., 1st declension)
  1. a Lapitha
  2. plur
Abbreviations
Lapitha, ae, com., and Lapithes, ae, m., a Lapitha; plur.: Lapithae, ārum, m., = Λαπίθαι, the Lapithae, a rude tribe of mountaineers in Thessaly, about Olympus, who fought with the Centaurs at the wedding of Pirithous, king of the Lapithae, Ov. M. 12, 261; 536; Hor. C. 1, 18, 8; 2, 12, 5; Cic. Pis. 10, 22.

—Gen. plur.: Lapithūm, Verg. A. 7, 304.

—Sing. gen.: Lapithae, Ov. M. 12, 250.

—In fem. adjectively: Lapithae genus heroinae, Prop. 2, 2, 9 (Mull. heroine); cf.: Lapithes eques, Val. Fl. 5, 516.

— Hence, Lapithaeus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to the Lapithae, Lapithean: gens, Ov. M. 12, 530.

— Lapithēius, a, um, adj., of the Lapithae: tecta, Ov. M. 12, 417: proelia, id. ib. 14, 670.

— Lapi-thōnius, a, um, adj., of the Lapithae: nympha, Stat. Th. 7, 297.
 
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