Nautĭi, ōrum, m., the Nautians, a Roman family, descended from Nautes the Trojan, who brought the image of Minerva to Italy. The sacrifices to Minerva remained in this family, and the goddess herself was called Dea Nautia, Serv. ad Verg. A. 2, 166; 3, 407; 5, 704 and 728; Paul. ex Fest. p. 166 and 167 Müll.