Definition of Tanais
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Tanais, Tanais
Tanais
Τάναϊς.
noun (m., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. The river Tanais, the Don
Abbreviations
Tanais, is, m., = Τάναϊς. The river Tanais, now the Don, Mel. 1, 1, 6; 1, 2, 1; 1, 2, 6 al.; Plin. 4, 12, 24, § 78; 6, 7, 7, § 19; Hor. C. 3, 10, 1; 3, 29, 28; 4, 15, 24 et saep.: Tanaimque nivalem, Verg. G. 4, 517; Liv. 38, 38.

—Hence, Tanaītae, ārum, m., the inhabitants of the country near the Don, Plin. 6, 7, 7, § 22; Amm. 31, 3, 1.

— Ta-naītis, idis, f., she that lives by the Don, i. e. an Amazon, Sen. Hippol. 399.

— A river in Numidia, Sall. J. 90, 2.

— Ta-naīticus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to the Don: potor Scythicae undae, Sid. Carm. 5, 479: crusta, id. ib. 11, 96.

— A proper name of a man, Verg. A. 12, 513; Hor. S. 1, 1, 105.
 
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