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Headword Definitions Occurrences in the Aeneid Sort descending
nīdor, ōris, m.

vapor, steam; a smell, 12.301.

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neō, nēvī, nētus, 2, a.

to spin; interweave, 10.818.

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nimis

(adv.), too much, overmuch; too well, 9.472.

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numerō, āvī, ātus, 1, a.

to number, count, reckon. (numerus)

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Naxos, ī, f.

Naxos, one of the Cyclades, east of Paros, noted for its wine and the worship of Bacchus, 3.125.

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Nēritos, ī, f.

Neritos, a small island near Ithaca, 3.271.

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nūntius, a, um

(adj.), announcing.

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necō, āvī or uī, ātus, 1, a.

to slay, kill, 8.488.

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noctivagus, a, um

adj. (nox and vagus, wandering), night-wandering; nightly, nocturnal, 10.216.

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nātus, a, um

born, sprung, descended, 8.315; w. abl., nātus deā, goddess-born, 1.582. (nāscor)

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Nersae, ārum, f.

Nersae, a town of the Aequī, 7.744.

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noviēns (noviēs)

(num. adv.), nine times, 6.439. (novem)

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Nār, Nāris, m.

the Nar, a river of Umbria, 7.517.

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nectar, aris, n.

nectar, the drink of the gods; honey, 1.433.

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nūbilis, e

adj. (nūbō, marry), marriageable; grown up, 7.53.

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Nӯsa, ae, f.

a city on Mount Meros in India, which, according to one of the myths, was the birthplace of Bacchus, 6.805.

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nimius, a, um

adj. (nimis), too great, too much, excessive.

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novitās, ātis, f.

newness, 1.563. (novus)

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Nursia, ae, f.

a Sabine town, 7.716.

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nōdō, āvī, ātus, 1, a.

to tie with a knot; bind, fasten, 4.138. (nōdus)

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Niphaeus, ī, m.

a Rutulian warrior, 10.570.

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Numida, ae, m.

a Nomad; a Numidian, 4.41.

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nāvifragus, a, um

adj. (nāvis and frangō), shipwrecking, 3.553.

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Nīsaeē, ēs, f.

one of the Naiads.

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Nealcēs, ae, m.

a Latin, 10.753.

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nesciō, īvī or iī, ītus, 4, a.

not to know, to be ignorant of, 1.565; w. object clause, 2.735, et al. (nē and sciō)

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nīxor, ātus sum, 1, dep. n. intens. (nītor)

to lean upon with the idea of effort; struggle forward on, 5.279.

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Nārycius, a, um

adj. (Nāryx or Nāricium), of Naryx, a town of the Locri; Narycian, 3.399.

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Noēmōn, onis, m.

a Trojan, 9.767.

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nāvigium, iī, n.

a boat, craft, ship, 5.753. (nāvigō)

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nōbilis, e

adj. (nōscō), well-known, illustrious, famous, 7.564.

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nūtrīmentum, ī, n.

nourishment; fuel, 1.176. (nūtriō)

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Nemea, ae, f.

Nemea, a town of Argolis, near which Hercules killed the Nemean lion, and established the Nemean games, 8.295.

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nūntia, ae, f.

a messenger, 4.188.

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nōbilis, e

adj. (nōscō), well-known, illustrious, famous, 7.564.

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noxa, ae, f.

hurt, harm; offense, outrage, violence, 1.41. (noceō)

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nōbilitās, ātis, f.

renown; high birth, noble lineage, 11.341. (nōbilis)

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nātus, ūs, m.

used only in the abl., nātū, birth, age, see māgnus. (nāscor)

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nemorōsus, a, um

adj. (nemus), abounding in woods, woody, 3.270.

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Nērēius, a, um

adj. (Nēreus), of Nereus; Nereian, 9.102.

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nitēscō, nituī, 3, inc. n.

to become bright, to shine, glisten, 5.135. (niteō)

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nūntium, i, n.

an announcement, message, news.

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nātūra, ae, f.

a being born; that which is fixed by birth; disposition, constitution, quality, nature, 10.366. (nāscor)

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nīmīrum

(adv.), without wonder or doubt; certainly, undoubtedly, doubtless, 3.558. (nī, for nē, and mīrum)

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nauticus, a, um

(adj.), of ships; pertaining to seamen or sailors; nautical, 3.128.

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nitidus, a, um

adj. (niteō), shining, bright, glittering, 2.473.

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nūbigenae, ārum, c.

the cloud-born; a name of the Centaurs, born of Ixion and a cloud, 8.293. (nūbēs and genō)

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nōnus, a, um

adj. (novem), the ninth, 5.64.

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nāvālis, e

adj. (nāvis), pertaining to ships; naval, 5.493; subst., nāvālia, ium, n., dock, docks, dockyard, naval arsenal, 4.593; naval equipments, 11.329.

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nigrāns, antis

black, dusky, dark, 5.97; cloud-covered, 8.353; gloomy, 9.87. (niger)

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nāvālis, e

adj. (nāvis), pertaining to ships; naval, 5.493; subst., nāvālia, ium, n., dock, docks, dockyard, naval arsenal, 4.593; naval equipments, 11.329.

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nigrēscō, uī, 3, inc. n.

to become or turn black; grow dark, 4.454. (niger)

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nostrī, ōrum, m.

our friends, kindred, allies, etc., 2.411. (noster)

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Numitor, ōris, m.

1. Numitor, one of the kings of Alba, and father of Ilia or Rhea Silvia, 6.768. 2. A Rutulian warrior, 10.342.

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nisi and nī

(conj.), if not, unless, 5.49, et al.

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nota, ae, f.

a distinguishing mark; mark, spot, 5.87; letter, character, 3.444. (nōscō)

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nūtō, āvī, ātus, 1, intens. n.

to nod; sway to and fro, 2.629; move, wave, 9.682. (nuō, nod)

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nāvigō, āvī, ātus, 1, n. and a.

to sail; set sail, 4.237; w. acc., sail over, sail upon, 1.67. (nāvis and agō)

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nothus, a, um

(adj.), illegitimate, bastard; subst., nothus, ī, m., a bastard son, 9.697; a horse of mixed breed, 7.283.

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nimbōsus, a, um

adj. (nimbus), full of storms; stormy, rainy, 1.535; cloud-covered, 3.274.

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Nōmentum, ī, n.

Nomentum, a town of Latium, 6.773.

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Numa, ae, m.

the name of two Rutulian warriors, 9.454; 10.562.

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Nērēīs, idis or idos, f.

a Nereid, any one of the daughters of Nereus and Doris; a sea-nymph, 3.74. (Nēreus)

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nūntiō, āvī, ātus, 1, a. and n.

to announce, report, make known, announce, declare, 1.391, et al. (nūntius)

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noxius, a, um

adj. (noxa), hurtful, baneful, 6.731; destructive, 7.326.

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Numānus, ī, m.

Numanus or Remulus, a Rutulian slain by Ascanius, 9.592.

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Nautēs, is, m.

a Trojan soothsayer, 5.704.

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Nēreus (dissyll.), eī or eos, m.

Nereus, a sea-god, son of Oceanus and Tethys, and father of the Nereids, 2.419, et al.; (meton.), the sea, 10.764.

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noverca, ae, f.

a step-mother.

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nancīscor, nactus or nanctus sum, 3, dep. a.

to obtain, secure, get, 7.511; find, overtake, 12.749.

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nīdus, ī, m.

a nest; brood, nestling, 5.214.

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nivālis, e

adj. (nix), snowy; snow-covered, 7.675; snowy, 3.538.

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nūper

(adv.), recently, not long since, lately, 6.338. (novus and -per)

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Numīcus, ī, m.

a river of Latium near Lavinium, 7.150.

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nix, nivis, f.

snow, 4.250.

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nārrō, āvī, ātus, 1, a.

to narrate, relate, describe, express, tell, 2.549.

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nigrō, āvī, ātus, 1, n. and a.

to be or make black; p., nigrāns, antis, black, dusky, dark, 5.97; cloud-covered, 8.353; gloomy, 9.87. (niger)

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nomas, adis, c.

a nomad; pl., Nomades, um, m., the Numidians, 4.320.

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nīsus, ūs, m.

a leaning, pressing against; bracing; position of resistance, 5.437; effort, exertion, 3.37; descent, 11.852. (nītor)

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Nīlus, ī, m.

the Nile, 6.800.

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notō, āvī, ātus, 1, a.

to mark; to observe, note, mark, 3.515. (nota)

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nūtriō, īvī or iī, ītus, 4, a.

to nourish, suckle, 11.572; breed, rear, train, 7.485.

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necdum

(adv.), nor yet; and not yet, 1.25.

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nūtus, ūs, m.

a nod, 9.106; will, decree, command, pleasure, 7.592. (nuō, nod)

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novem

(num. adj., indecl.), nine, 1.245.

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nox, noctis, f.

night, freq.; darkness, 1.89; dark cloud, black storm-cloud, 3.198; sleep, 4.530; death, 12.310; personif., Nox, Night, the goddess of night, 3.512.

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nāris, is, f.

a nostril; pl., nārēs, ium, the nostrils; the nose, 6.497.

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nūbilum, ī, n.

cloudy weather.

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nurus, ūs, f.

a daughter-in-law, 2.501.

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nō, nāvī, nātus, 1, n.

to swim, 1.118.

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nātō, āvī, ātus, 1, n.

to swim, 5.181; float, 4.398; overflow, swim with, 3.625.

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nēmō, inis (gen. not used in class. Latin), c.

no one, none, 5.305. (nē and homō)

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necesse (nom. and acc.)

(indecl. adj.), necessary, unavoidable, inevitable, 3.478.

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noceō, uī, itus, 2, n.

to be hurtful; to hurt, harm, injure; do mischief, 5.618.

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nesciō, īvī or iī, ītus, 4, a.

not to know, to be ignorant of, 1.565; w. object clause, 2.735, et al. (nē and sciō)

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nebula, ae, f.

a cloud, 10.82; mist, fog, 1.412.

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nex, necis, f.

murder, slaughter, violent death, destruction, death, 2.85, et al. (necō)

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nūtrīx, īcis, f.

a nurse, 1.275. (nūtriō)

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nōndum

(adv.), not yet, 3.109, et al.

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nympha, ae, f.

a bride, a maiden; a nymph, one of the inferior deities, presiding over fountains, woods, etc., 1.71, et al.

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