- one of two ancient gods of fertility.
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Pilumnus was an ancient Latin god, and an ancestor of Turnus.The Aeneid of Virgil
Damon too is led back by an evil conscience, and Pilumnus likewise appears.
Claius, in his anxiety to make Amarillis reveal her assassin, betrays his own identity, to the joy of his old enemy Pilumnus.
Picumnus and Pilumnus were two household divinities of the Romans, who were the special presiding deities of new-born infants.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome
The Latins named it Picus, whose brother (or double), Pilumnus, was the god of bakers and millers.Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore