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Padus

[pey-duh s]
noun
  1. ancient name of Po.
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Historical Examples of padus

  • As then the mouth of the Padus was a vast estuary, so in the Gael.

    The River-Names of Europe

    Robert Ferguson

  • Of the tributaries of the Padus, the Ticnus on the north, and the Trebia on the south, are of historical interest.

  • Very acceptable jellies, sauces and preserves are made from several of the wild cherries in the Padus group.

  • The little river Athesis, north of the Padus, flows into the Adriatic.

  • Its Roman appellation was Padus, which in course of time resolved itself into its present name, the Po.


British Dictionary definitions for padus

Padus

noun
  1. the Latin name for the Po 2
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