Peneus

geographical name
Pe·​ne·​us | \ pə-ˈnē-əs How to pronounce Peneus (audio) \
variants: or Modern Greek Piniós \ pē-​ˈnyȯs How to pronounce Piniós (audio) \ or formerly Salambria \ sə-​ˈlam-​brē-​ə How to pronounce Salambria (audio) \

Definition of Peneus

river 125 miles (201 kilometers) long in Thessaly, northern Greece, flowing east into the Gulf of Salonika

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