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Lewis : herous

herous, hērōus, a, um, adj., = ἡρῳος, of or relating to a hero, heroic. Adj.: labores, Stat. S. 4, 7, 2: chelys, id. ib. 1, 3, 102; cf.: carmen, Quint. 1, 8, 5; Prop. 3, 3 (4, 2), 16: versus, heroic or epic verse, Cic. Leg. 2, 27, 68; Quint. 1, 5, 28: pes, an heroic or epic foot, Cic. de Or. 3, 47, 182.

As subst. hērōus, i, m., an epic verse: apte Jungitur herous cum breviore modo, Ov. Am. 2, 17, 22; Mart. 3, 20, 6: in herois, Quint. 10, 1, 88 Zumpt N. cr.; also: herous, qui est idem dactylus, Quint. 9, 4, 88; id. 9, 4, 89.

hērōum, i, n. A monument to the memory of a hero, Plin. 10, 5, 6, § 18.

= asphodelus, Plin. 22, 22, 32, § 67.