Lewis & Short

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1. Jŏvĭus, a, um, adj. [Jovis], of or belonging to Jupiter: nomen, Arn. 6, 194.

2. Jŏvĭus, ii, m.,

  1. I. a surname of the emperor Diocletian.
  2. II. Derivv.
    1. A. Jŏ-vĭus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Diocletian: cohors, a legion of honor instituted by Diocletian, Claud. B. Gild. 418.
    2. B. Jŏ-vĭānus, a, um, adj., the same; hence, subst.: Jŏvĭāni, soldiers of Diocletian’s legion of honor, Amm. 22, 3, 2 al.