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[puh-nee-uh s]
  1. ancient name of Salambria.
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Examples from the Web for peneus

Historical Examples of peneus

  • They were they that dwelt about the river Peneus and Mt. Pelion.

    The Iliad


  • Daphne, daughter of the river Peneus, flying from Apollo, was turned into the laurel.

    The Lusiad

    Lus de Cames

  • This he did by turning the rivers Alpheus and Peneus through them.

  • He then marched to Atrax, which is about ten miles from Larissa, on the river Peneus.

  • Rivers: Alpheus, Peneus, Sellis, and several smaller streams.

    A Manual of Ancient History

    A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren

British Dictionary definitions for peneus


  1. the ancient name for the Salambria
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