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Lewis : pontus

pontus, pontus, i, m., = πόντος . Lit., the sea (poet. for mare): mulserat huc navem pontus, Enn. ap. Prisc. p. 870 P. (Ann. v. 257 Vahl.): placidus, Lucr. 2, 559: pontus Libyae, Verg. A. 1, 556: caelum undique et undique pontus, id. ib. 3, 193 al.: aequora ponti, Lucr. 1, 8; 2, 772; Verg. G. 1, 469; cf.: freta ponti, id. ib. 1, 356.

Poet., transf. * The deep: maris, Verg. A. 10, 377 (a poetic pleonasm, like the Homer. πόντος ἁλὸς πολιῆς, Il. 21, 59).—* A wave of the sea, sea-wave: ingens a vertice pontus In puppim ferit, Verg. A. 1, 114.