Definition of Triptolemicus
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LNS
Triptolemicus, Triptolemica, Triptolemicum
Triptolemus
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. of or belonging to Triptolemus, to husbandry, agricultural
Abbreviations
Triptolemus, i, m., = Τριπτόλεμος, a son of Celeus, king of Eleusis and of Metanira; he was the inventor of agriculture, and became a judge in the infernal regions, Ov. F. 4, 507 sq.; id. Tr. 3, 8, 1; id. M. 5, 646 sq.; Auct. Her. 4, 6, 9; Cic. Tusc. 1, 41, 98; Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 49, § 110; Stat. S. 4, 2, 36; Hyg. Fab. 147.

—Prov.: Triptolemo fruges dare, like the Engl. to carry coals to Newcastle, Ov. P. 4, 2, 10.

Hence, Triptolemicus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Triptolemus, i. e. to husbandry, agricultural: dens, i. e. the plough, Fulg. Myth. prol. 1.
 
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