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Syria Sȳrĭa (also written Sĭrĭa and Sŭ-rĭa), ae, f., = Συρία, a country in Asia, on the Mediterranean Sea, Mel. 1, 11; Plin. 5, 12, 13, § 67; Cic. Div. 1, 41, 91; id. Agr. 2, 29, 80; id. Imp. Pomp. 22, 64; Manil. 4, 622. —Transf., for Assyria, Cic. Tusc. 5, 35, 101; Suet. Caes. 22 Oud.—Plur., Cat. 45, 22; Dig. 48, 22, 7, § 7; 50, 15, 3 proöem.

Hence, Syrĭus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Syria, Syrian: triticum, Plin. 18, 7, 12, § 63: oleum, id. 23, 4, 49, § 95: pira, Verg. G. 2, 88: ros, i. e. nard, Tib. 3, 4, 28; cf. id. 3, 6, 63; Prop. 2, 13, 30 (3, 5, 14): dea, perh. Cybele, Suet. Non. 56; App. M. 8, p. 213, 9; Inscr. Orell. 1946 sq.—Subst.: Syrĭi, ōrum, m., the Syrians, Just. 26, 2.

Syrus (also written Sŭrus), a, um, adj., Syrian: vina, Hor. C. 1, 31, 12: lagena, Mart. 4, 46, 9: Orontes, Juv. 3, 62 et saep.—As subst.: Syri, ōrum, m., the Syrians, Plaut. Curc. 3, 73; Plin. 7, 56, 57, § 192; Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 33, § 76; id. N. D. 1, 29, 81; id. Prov. Cons. 5, 10; id. de Or. 2, 66, 265; id. Div. 2, 46, 96 al.

Syrĭăcus, a, um, adj., Syrian: boves, Plin. 8, 45, 70, § 179: praetor, Cic. Q. Fr. 1, 2, 2, § 7: publicani, doing business in Syria, id. ib. 2, 13, 2: legiones, Suet. Tib. 48: bellum, Flor. 2, 9; 2, 11; 2, 12.—Hence, adv.: Syrĭăcē, in the Syrian tongue, Vulg. 4 Reg. 18, 26.

Syrĭcus, a, um, adj., Syrian: mala, Col. 5, 10, 19; Plin. 15, 14, 15, § 51.

Syrĭātĭcus, a, um, adj., Syrian: calami, Pelag. Vet. 27.

Syriscus, a, um, adj. dim., of or from Syria, Syrian: servus, Ter. Ad. 5, 1, 1; id. Eun. 4, 7, 2: Copa, Verg. Cop. 1.