Definition of Trionis
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Orthography ID = 2060790
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LNS
Triōnis, Triōnis
Triones
Mostly Plural
noun (m., 3rd pure I-stem declension)
  1. the constellation of the Wain, Ursa Major and Ursa Minor
Abbreviations
Triōnes, um, m. (orig. the ploughingoxen; cf. Varr. L. L. 7, ยง 74 sq. Mull.; Gell. 2, 21, 7; hence, transf.), the constellation of the Wain, i. e. Ursa Major and Ursa Minor (which were compared to a wagon with oxen yoked to it): Arcturum pluviasque Hyadas geminosque Triones, Verg. A. 3, 516: gelidi, Ov. M. 2, 171: Hyperborei, Mart. 9, 46, 1: Odrysii, id. 7, 80, 1: pigri, Claud. III. Cons. Hon. 205: inoccidui, id. Gigantom. 11; Ov. M. 10, 446.
 
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