Definition of Trachin
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Orthography ID = 2060192
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LNS
Trāchīn, Trāchīnis
Trachin, Trachyn
Τραχίν
noun (f., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. a town of Thessaly, on Mount Oeta, where Hercules caused himself to be burned
Abbreviations
Trāchīn, īnis, or Trāchȳn, ȳnos, f., = Τραχίν or Τραχύν, a town of Thessaly, on Mount Oeta, where Hercules caused himself to be burned, Plin. 4, 7, 14, § 28; Sen. Herc. Oet. 135; 195; 1432; id. Troad. 818; Ov. M. 11, 627.

—Hence, Trāchīnius, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Trachin, Trachinian: tellus, Ov. M. 11, 269: miles, Luc. 3, 177: heros, i. e. Ceyx, king of Trachin, Ov. M. 11, 351; called also, absol., Trachinius, id. ib. 11, 282; cf. puppis, the vessel in which Ceyx was shipwrecked, id. ib. 11, 502: herba, Plin. 27, 13, 114, § 141: rosa, id. 21, 4, 10, § 16: Halcyone, the consort of Ceyx, Stat. S. 3, 5, 57.

—In plur. subst.: Trāchīniae, ārum, f., The Trachinian Women, a tragedy of Sophocles, Cic. Tusc. 2, 8, 20.
 
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