Definition of Lemnos, Lemnus
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Lemnos, Lemnī
(Lemnus, -)
Lemnos, Lemnus
Λῆμνος
noun (f., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. the island of Lemnos, in the Aegean Sea
  2. in mythology, the abode of Vulcan
  3. it was also here that Philoctetes was left behind
  4. Lemno
  5. Stalimeni
Abbreviations
Lemnos and Lemnus, i, f., = Λῆμνος, the island of Lemnos, in the Aegean Sea; in mythology, the abode of Vulcan; it was also here that Philoctetes was left behind; now Lemno or Stalimeni, Plaut. Truc. 2, 4, 4; Ter. Phorm. 5, 7, 49; Mel. 2, 7, 8; Plin. 4, 12, 23, § 73; Cic. N. D. 3, 22, 55; id. Fat. 16, 36; Ov. M. 13, 46; 313; Stat. Th. 5, 49; Val. Fl. 2, 87 et saep.

— Hence, Lemnius, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Lemnos, Lemnian: quia tibi alia est sponsa locuples Lemnia, Plaut. Cist. 2, 1, 25: litora, Att. ap. Varr. L. L. 7, § 11 Mull.: furtum, i. e. of Prometheus, who stole the fire from Vulcan at Lemnos, Cic. Tusc. 2, 10, 23: saxum, id. Fin. 2, 29, 94: pater, i. e. Vulcan, Verg. A. 8, 454: turba, the women of Lemnos, who in one night all killed their husbands, Ov. Ib. 398: rubrica, a kind of red chalk, Plin. 28, 8, 24, § 88; 29, 5, 33, § 104.

—Absol.: Lemnius, i, m., Vulcan: Lemnius extemplo valvas patefecit eburnas, Ov. M. 4, 185.

—Subst.: Lemnii, ōrum, m., inhabitants of Lemnos, Lemnians, Nep. Milt. 1.

— Lemniacus, a, um, adj., Lemnian: nec major ab antris Lemniacis fragor est, i. e. Vulcan's forge in Lemnos, Stat. S. 3, 1, 131: catenae, the fetters made by Vulcan in Lemnos with which to bind Venus and Mars, id. Th. 3, 274; Mart. 5, 7, 7.

— Lemnien-sis, e, adj., Lemnian: sua cognata Lemniensis, from Lemnos, Plaut. Cist. 1, 1, 99.

— Lemnias, adis, f., = Λημνιάς, a Lemnian woman, Ov. H. 6, 53.

—With Gr. form of dat. plur.: Lemniasi gladios in mea damna dabo, Ov. A. A. 3, 672.

—Adj.: exsul, i. e. Hypsipyle, Stat. Th. 5, 500.

— Lem-nicola, ae, m., the dweller in Lemnos, a surname of Vulcan: Lemnicolae stirps, i. e. Erichthonius, son of Vulcan, Ov. M. 2, 757.
 
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