Lēander (Lēandrus, Mart. Spect. 25; voc. Leandre, Ov. H. 19, 1 al.), i, m., = Λείανδρος,
- I. a young man of Abydos, who, in order to visit Hero in Sestos, swam nightly across the Hellespont, until he was drowned in a storm, Ov. H. 18 and 19; id. Tr. 3, 10, 41; Mart. 14, 181 et saep.
- II. Hence,
- A. Lēandrĭcus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Leander, Leandrian: natatus, Fulg. Myth. 1 init.
- B. Lēandrĭus, a, um, adj., of Leander, Leandrian: Leandrius Hellespontus, Sil. 8, 622.