Lewis and Short
I The twelfth king of Argos, son of Lynceus and Hypermnestra, grandson of Danaūs, father of Acrisius, and grandfather of Perseus. His shield was gained by Æneas, Verg. A. 3, 286.—
B Hence derivv.
1 Ăb-antĕus, a, um, adj., pertaining to Abas, Ov. M. 15, 164.—
2 Ăbantĭădēs, ae, m. patron., a male descendant of Abas.
a His son Acrisius, Ov. M. 4, 607.—
b His great grandson Perseus (by Danaë, daughter of Acrisius), Ov. M. 4, 673; 5, 138 al.—
II A Centaur, son of Ixion, Ov. M. 12, 306.—
III An Ethiopian, Ov. M. 5, 126.—
IV A companion of Dionedes, Ov. M. 14, 505.—
V A companion of Æneas, Verg. A. 1, 121.—
VI A Tuscan chieftain, Verg. A. 10, 170 and 427.