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Ăcesta, ae, also Acestē, es, f., = Ἄκεστα and Ἀκέστη,
- I. a town in the N. W. part of Sicily, near the coast; earlier Egesta, later Segesta, near the modern Alcamo, Verg. A. 5, 718; 9, 218; cf. Serv. ad 1, 550, and Heyne Excurs. I. ad Aen. V.
- II. Deriv.
- A. Ăcestenses, ium, m., the inhabitants of A., Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 36, § 83.
- B. Ăcestaei, the same, Plin. 3, 8, 14, § 91.
Ăcestēs, ae, m., a mythical king of Sicily, Verg. A. 5, 757; Ov. M. 14, 83.