Definition of Telmessis, Telmesis, Telmessensis
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LNS
Telmessis, Telmessis
(Telmesis, Telmesis)
(Telmessensis, Telmessensis)
Telmissii
Mostly Plural
noun (m., 3rd pure I-stem declension)
  1. the inhabitants of Telmessus, the Telmessians
Abbreviations
Telmessus, Telmissus, or Tel-mēsus, i, f., = Τελμησσος or Τελμισσός, a town in Lycia, near to Caria, at the head of the Glaucus Sinus, now Makri; it was famed for the skill of its inhabitants in divination, Cic. Div. 1, 41, 91; Mel. 1, 15, 3; Plin. 30, 1, 2, § 6; Liv. 38, 39.

—Hence, Telmessicus (Telmissicus, -mē-sicus), a, um, adj., of or belonging to Telmessus, Telmessian: Telmissicus sinus, Liv. 37, 16 Telmessicum vinum, Plin. 14, 7, 9, § 74.

— Telmissius, a, um, adj., of Telmissus, Telmissian. Ptolemaeus, Liv. 37, 56, 4.

—As subst. Telmissii, ōrum, m., the innabitants of Telmissus, the Telmissians: Castra Telmissium, Liv. 37, 56 Drak. N. cr. (s. l. v.).

Telmesses (-me-ses), ium, m., Cic. Div 1, 42, 94; or Tel-messenses, ium, m., the inhabitants of Telmessus, the Telmessians, Tert. Anim. 46.

— Telmessis, idis, adj. f., Telmessian: sinus, Luc. 8, 248.
 
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