Definition of Latona
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LNS
Lātōna, Lātōnae
Latona, Lato
Λητώ
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. daughter of the Titan Caeus and Phaebe, and mother of Apollo and Diana, whom she brought forth on the floating island of Delos
Abbreviations
Lātōna, ae (old gen. sing. Latonas, Liv. Andron. ap. Prisc. p. 679 P.; Gr. form Lāto, ūs, Varr. Sat. Mon. 83, 1), f., = Λητώ; Dor. Λατώ; Aeol. Λάτων, daughter of the Titan Caeus and Phaebe, and mother of Apollo and Diana, whom she brought forth on the floating island of Delos, Enn. ap. Varr. L. L. 7, § 16 Mull. (Trag. v. 424 Vahl.); Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 18, § 48; 2, 5, 72; id. N. D. 3, 23; Verg. A. 1, 502; Juv. 6, 176; Ov. M. 6, 336; Hyg. Fab. 14.

— Hence, Lātōnius, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Latona, Latonian: Delos, Verg. G. 3, 6: virgo, i. e. Diana, id. A. 11, 557: Luna, Tib. 3, 4, 29: Cynthus, the mountain, on Delos, where Latona brought forth, Stat. Th. 1, 701.

—Subst.: Lātōnia, ae, f., Diana, Cat. 34, 5; Verg. A. 9, 405; 11, 534; Ov. M. 1, 696; 8, 393; Stat. Th. 9, 679.

— Lātōnigena, ae, comm. Latona-gigno, one born of Latona (poet.): Latonigenae duo, i. e. Apollo and Diana, Ov. M. 6, 160: di, Sen. Agm. 320.

— Lātōius (Lētōius, Ov. M. 8, 15, where others read Lātōnia), a, um, adj., of or belonging to Latona, Latonian: stirps, Ov. Tr. 3, 2, 3: proles, id. ib. 5, 1, 57; id. M. 8, 15.

—Subst.: Lātōius, ii, m., Apollo, Ov. M. 11, 197.

— Lātōus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Latona: arae, Ov. M. 6, 274.

—Subst.: Lātōus, i, m., Apollo, Ov. M. 6, 384; Hor. C. 1, 31, 18.

— Lātoides, ae, m., = Λατωΐδης, the son of Latona, i. e. Apollo: Latoiden canamus, Stat. Th. 1, 695.

—In plur.: Lātoidae, ārum, the children of Latona, i. e. Apollo and Diana; gen. plur.: Latoidum, Aus. Epit. 27.

— Lātōis (Lētōis), idis or idos, f. adj., = Λατωΐς and Λητωΐς, of or belonging to Latona, Latonian: Calaurea, sacred to Latona, Ov. M. 7, 384.

—Subst. adj.: Lātōis, idis or idos, f., Diana: timeo saevae Latoidos iram, Ov. H. 21, 153; id. M. 8, 278.
 
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