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Linus

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[ lahy-nuhs ]
/ ˈlaɪ nəs /
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noun
Saint, died a.d. 76?, pope 67?–76?.
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Linus2
[ lahy-nuhs ]
/ ˈlaɪ nəs /

noun
Classical Mythology.
  1. a musician and poet, the inventor of melody and rhythm, of whom various stories are told: often identified, through his untimely death, with the harvesting or withering of crops and vegetation.
  2. Also called Linus song . a dirge: originally sung in western Asia to mourn the death of crops being harvested, later sung to mourn the death of Linus or that of Adonis.
a male given name.
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