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Peneus

(pɪˈniːəs)
n
(Placename) the ancient name for the Salambria
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Pi•niós

(piˈnyɔs)
n.
a river in N Greece, in Thessaly, flowing E to the Gulf of Salonika. 125 mi. (200 km) long.
Ancient, Peneus. Formerly, Salambria.
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Noun1.Peneus - type genus of the family PeneidaePeneus - type genus of the family Peneidae  
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Peneidae, Peneidae - tropical prawns
tropical prawn - edible tropical and warm-water prawn
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References in classic literature ?
Guneus brought two and twenty ships from Cyphus, and he was followed by the Enienes and the valiant Peraebi, who dwelt about wintry Dodona, and held the lands round the lovely river Titaresius, which sends its waters into the Peneus. They do not mingle with the silver eddies of the Peneus, but flow on the top of them like oil; for the Titaresius is a branch of dread Orcus and of the river Styx.
They were they that dwelt about the river Peneus and Mt.
And thou, oh sun, that art now doubtless harnessing thy steeds in haste to rise betimes and come forth to see my lady; when thou seest her I entreat of thee to salute her on my behalf: but have a care, when thou shalt see her and salute her, that thou kiss not her face; for I shall be more jealous of thee than thou wert of that light-footed ingrate that made thee sweat and run so on the plains of Thessaly, or on the banks of the Peneus (for I do not exactly recollect where it was thou didst run on that occasion) in thy jealousy and love."
334-345) And Tethys bare to Ocean eddying rivers, Nilus, and Alpheus, and deep-swirling Eridanus, Strymon, and Meander, and the fair stream of Ister, and Phasis, and Rhesus, and the silver eddies of Achelous, Nessus, and Rhodius, Haliacmon, and Heptaporus, Granicus, and Aesepus, and holy Simois, and Peneus, and Hermus, and Caicus fair stream, and great Sangarius, Ladon, Parthenius, Euenus, Ardescus, and divine Scamander.
(39.) In Pythian 9, Cyrene is portrayed as a granddaughter of Daphne's father Peneus (15), a relationship that reinforces the parallel between the two nymphs.
In the lai, Narcissus spurns the love of a young woman, Dane, an Old French rendering of Daphne, the name of a water nymph and daughter of the river god, Peneus, in book I of Ovid's work.
Berth occupancy was 75% at the Port on Friday where a total eight ships namely APL Atlantic, Kerstin, Orient Singapore, Beacom-SW, Elini D, Bunga Aster, Donga Peneus and Euro Progress are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, cement, wheat, urea, edible oil and furnace oil respectively during last 24 hours.
He succeeded by rerouting the rivers Alpheus and Peneus to wash out the filth.
Another too-indulgent parent is Peneus, the river god and father of the nymph Daphne--a young beauty who loves to roam the woods capturing animals.
However, Heracles succeeded by re-routing the rivers Alpheus and Peneus to wash out the filth.