Definition of Lemnius
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LNS
Lemnius, Lemniī
Lemnius
noun (m., 2nd -IUS declension)
  1. Vulcan
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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