Definition of Tenedos, Tenedus
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Tenedos, Tenedī
(Tenedus, -)
Tenedos, Tenedus
Τένεδος,
noun (f., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. a celebrated island in the Aegean Sea, off the coast of Troas, named after king
  2. who received divine honors
  3. Tenedos
  4. the name of the capital of this island
Abbreviations
Tenedos or -us, i, f., = Τένεδος, a celebrated island in the Aegean Sea, off the coast of Troas, named after king Tenes or Tennes (Gr. Τέννης), who received divine honors; still called Tenedos, Mel. 2, 7, 4; Plin. 5, 31, 39, § 140; Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 19, § 49; id. Arch. 9, 21; id. Mur. 15, 33; Verg. A. 2, 21 al.

—Also the name of the capital of this island, Ov. M. 12, 109.

— Hence, Tene-dius, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Tenedos: Tenediā securi, according to the strict justice of king Tenes, prov., Cic. Q. Fr. 2, 11, 2; M. Aurel. ap. Front. Ep. ad M. Caes. 1, 9.

—In plur.: Tenedii, ōrum, m., the inhabitants of Tenedos, Cic. Q. Fr. 2, 11, 2; id. N. D. 3, 15, 39.
 
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