Ămăthūs, untis, f., = Ἀμαθοῦς (acc. Gr. Amathunta, Ov. M. 10, 220), a town in the southern part of Cyprus, consisting of two ports, one on the coast, now Old Limasol, and the other on a hill inland, now Agios Tychanos, Verg. A. 10, 51; Ov. M. 10, 220; sacred to Venus, who is hence called Ămăthūsĭa, Ov. Am. 3, 15, 15; Cat. 68, 51; Tac. A. 3, 62.
Hence, Ămăthūsĭă-cus, a, um, of Amathus: bidentes, Ov. M. 10, 227 Merk. (Heins. reads Amathusiadas, from Amathusias, ădis.)