Definition of Lyncides
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LNS
Lyncīdēs, Lyncīdae
Lynceus
noun (m., 1st Greek declension)
  1. a descendant of Lynceus
Abbreviations
Lynceus (dissyl.), ei (gen. Lyncei, dissyl., Hor. S. 1, 2, 90 Orell. ad loc.; voc. Lynceu, Prop. 3, 32, 9), m., = Λυγκεύς, a Messenian, and one of the Argonauts, brother of Idas, and son of Aphareus, famed for the sharpness of his sight: non possis oculo quantum contendere Lynceus, Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 28: Lyncei oculi, id. S. 1, 2, 90; cf. Val. Fl. 1, 462; Hyg. Fab. 14; Val. Max. 1, 8, n. 14; Plin. 2, 17, 15, § 78; Ov. F. 5, 711; Prop. 2, 34 (3, 32), 9.

—Hence, Lyncēus, a, um, adj., = Λύγκειος, of Lynceus, Lyncean, Ov. F. 5, 709.

— Transf., sharp-sighted: quis est tam Lynceus, qui in tantis tenebris nihil offendat, Cic. Fam. 9, 2, 2.

Lyncī-des, ae, m., a descendant of Lynceus, Ov. M. 5, 99; 4, 767.

— A son of Aegyptus, and husband of Hypermnestra, who alone was saved by his wife when all his brothers were put to death, Ov. H 14, 123; Hyg. Fab. 273.

— Son of Thestius, and brother of Althaea, who was slain by Meleager, Hyg. Fab. 173; 174.

— One of the companions of Aeneas; acc. Lyncea, Verg. A. 9, 768.
 
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