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Headword Definitions Occurrences in the Aeneid Sort descending
trāctus, ūs, m.

a dragging, drawing, an extending; stretch of space, tract, region of land, sea, or sky, 3.138. (trahō)

1
taureus, a, um

adj. (taurus), of bulls; bull’s-, 9.706.

1
temptāmentum, ī, n.

a trial; essay; experiment; approach, 8.144. (temptō)

1
tessera, ae, f.

a square tablet; a ticket inscribed with the watchword; the watchword or password, 7.637.

1
Thetis, idis or idos, f.

Thetis, daughter of Nereus and Doris, married to Peleus, of Thessaly, by whom she became the mother of Achilles, 5.825.

1
Tigris, is or idis, f.

the name of a ship, 10.166.

1
Torquātus, ī, m.

a surname of Titus Manlius, who wore the collar or torques of a Gallic champion whom he had slain in single combat, 6.825. (torquēs, a twisted collar)

1
Teutonicus, a, um

adj. (Teutonī), of the Teutons, Teutonic, Germanic, 7.741.

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Tiberīnus (Thӯbrinus, 12.35), a, um

adj. (Tiberis), pertaining to the Tiber; Tiberine, 1.13, et al.; subst., Tiberīnus, m., the river-god, Tiber; the Tiber, 6.873.

1
Tītān, ānis, m.

a Titan, one of the six sons of Caelus and Terra; any descendant of a Titan; the Sun (son of Hyperion), 4.119.

1
trānsversus, a, um

across the path or course, 5.19; crosswise.

1
triumphō, āvī, ātus, 1, n. and a.

to have the honor of a triumph; with acc. of the country over which the triumph is held, to triumph over, conquer, 6.836. (triumphus)

1
taurīnus, a, um

adj. (taurus), of a bull or bull's, 1.368.

1
thiasus, ī, m.

a dance in honor of Bacchus; a wild dance, 7.581.

1
Timāvus, ī, m.

the Timavus, a river at the head of the Adriatic, northwest of Trieste, 1.244, et al.

1
Tulla, ae, f.

a follower of Camilla, 11.656.

1
Tanais, is, m.

a Rutulian, 12.513.

1
Telōn, ōnis, m.

king of the Teleboans in the island of Capreae, 7.734.

1
trecentī, ae, a

num. adj. (trēs and centum), three hundred, 10.173, et al.

1
tābeō, 2, n.

to melt; drip, be drenched, 1.173; to waste away, be wan, 12.221.

1
Tarentum, ī, n.

Tarentum, a city of Greek origin on the coast of lower Italy, 3.551.

1
Thēbae, ārum, f.

Thebes, the capital of Boeotia, 4.470.

1
tribus, ūs, f.

one of three original grand divisions of the Roman people; and retained as the designation of similar bodies of the people when they were multiplied; a (Roman) tribe, 7.708.

1
tentōrium, iī, n.

a tent, 1.469. (tendō)

1
timeō, uī, 2, a. and n.

to fear, dread, 1.661, et al.; show fear or terror; to tremble, 5.505.

1
Tӯdeus (dissyll.), eī or eos, m.

son of Oeneus and Periboea, and father of Diomed, 6.479.

1
terrēnus, a, um

adj. (terra), made of earth; earthen, of earth, 11.850; earthly, earth-born, 6.732.

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trānsfīgō, fīxī, fīxus, 3, a.

to pierce, transfix, 1.44.

2
temerē

(adv.), by chance; promiscuously, 9.329; in vain, 9.375.

2
tergeminus, a, um

(adj.), of threefold birth; threefold, having three bodies, 8.202; of three forms or names; triple, 4.511.

2
Thymber, brī, m.

a Rutulian, son of Daucus, 10.391.

2
Tīthōnus, ī, m.

brother of Priam, lover of Aurora, by whom he became father of Memnon, 4.585, et al.

2
Tarpēius (trisyll.), a, um

(adj.), pertaining to the Tarpeian rock or precipitous part of the Capitoline Hill at Rome; Tarpeian, 8.347.

2
tībia, ae, f.

the larger of the shinbones; a pipe or flute, as this bone was used for a musical pipe.

2
taenia, ae, f.

a band, fillet; hairband; ribbon, braid, forming the ends of the vitta, 5.269.

2
tegō, tēxī, tēctus, 3, a.

to cover, 3.25, et al.; cover in the funeral urn, inclose, 6.228; surround, encompass, 11.12; protect, defend, shield, 2.430; shelter, 3.583; hide, conceal, 3.236; shut up, 2.126; overshadow, 8.95.

2
taeter, tra, trum

(adj.), disagreeable; foul, loathsome, 3.228.

2
tantō

by so much, so much, 6.79. (tantus)

2
tremendus, a, um

to be trembled at; dreadful, fearful, terrible, 2.199. (tremō)

2
Tyrrhīdae, ārum, m.

the sons of Tyrrheus, 7.484. (Tyrrheus)

2
tabula, ae, f.

a board, plank, 1.119.

2
Tarquinius, a, um

(adj.), Tarquinian; the designation of the Roman gens to which belonged Tarquinius Priscus and Tarquinius Superbus, 6.817; subst., Tarquinius, iī, Tarquinius or Tarquin, 8.646.

2
tridēns, entis

adj. (trēs and dēns), three-pronged, trident, 5.143; subst., tridēns, entis, m., a triple-pointed spear; trident, 1.138.

2
Tegeaeus, a, um

adj. (Tegea), of Tegea, a town in Arcadia; Tegean, Arcadian, 5.299.

2
tepefaciō, fēcī, factus, 3, a.

to make tepid or warm; (pass.), to reek, 9.333.

2
torris, is, m.

a firebrand; brand, 7.506. (torreō)

2
Tyndaris, idis, f.

a daughter of Tyndarus; Helen, 2.569.

2
tabulātum, ī, n.

a planking; floor, platform, story, 2.464. (tabula)

2
tenebrōsus, a, um

adj. (tenebrae), dark, dusky, murky, 5.839.

2
Tuscī, ōrum, m.

the people of Etruria; Etruscans, Etrurians, Tuscans, 11.629, et al.

2
tepeō, 2, n.

to be moderately warm; to reek, 8.196.

2
trānsiliō, īvī, iī or uī, 4, n. and a.

to leap over; pass over, 10.658; fly through, 12.859. (trāns and saliō)

2
Thersilochus, ī, m.

1. A Paeonian allied with the Trojans, and slain by Achilles, 6.483. 2. A Trojan.

2
tōnsa, ae, f.

an oar, 7.28.

2
Typhōeus (trisyll.), eī or eos, m.

Typhoeus or Typhon, a giant struck down to Hades by the thunderbolt of Jupiter.

2
Tīburtus, ī, m.

the founder of Tibur, 7.671.

2
Thrēissus, a, um

(adj.), Thracian, 1.316, et al.; subst., Thrēissa, a huntress, 11.858.

2
Tīrynthius, a, um

adj. (Tīryns), of Tiryns, a town in Argolis, where Hercules was brought up; Tirynthian; subst., Tīrynthius, iī, m., the Tirynthian; Hercules, 7.662.

2
trāctābilis, e

adj. (trāctō, handle), that can be handled; indulgent, yielding, flexible, 4.439; nōn trāctābilis, unfavorable, inclement, 4.53.

2
trānscrībō, scrīpsī, scrīptus, 3, a.

to transfer by writing; enroll, 5.750; transfer, convey, 7.422.

2
tolerō, āvī, ātus, 1, a.

to sustain; support, maintain, 8.409; endure, 8.515. (cf. tollō)

2
trānscurrō, currī or cucurrī, cursus, 3, n. and a.

to run across; flash or shoot across, 5.528; traverse, 9.111.

2
tellūs, ūris, f.

the earth, 6.140; ground, soil, earth, 1.358; land, 1.171; a land (of an island), 1.34; a country, territory, state, kingdom, 11.245; personified, Tellūs, the goddess Tellus or Earth, 4.166.

2
terebrō, āvī, ātus, 1, a.

to bore through; pierce, penetrate, 2.38; take out by boring, bore out, 3.635. (terebra, an instrument for boring)

2
Tiberīnus (Thӯbrinus, 12.35), a, um

adj. (Tiberis), pertaining to the Tiber; Tiberine, 1.13, et al.; subst., Tiberīnus, m., the river-god, Tiber; the Tiber, 6.873.

2
turpō, āvī, ātus, 1, a.

to make indecent; to soil, disfigure, defile, 12.611. (turpis)

2
tāctus, ūs, m.

a touching; touch, 2.683. (tangō)

2
triō, ōnis, m.

an ox as the breaker of the sod in plowing; the “Team” or “Wain”; pl., Triōnēs, um, m., the constellation of the greater and lesser bear, 1.744.

2
Tītānius, a, um

adj. (Tītān), Titanian, consisting of Titans, 6.580; of Titanian origin, 6.725.

2
trucīdō, āvī, ātus, 1, a.

to slaughter, kill, slay, 2.494. (trux and caedō)

2
turriger, gera, gerum

adj. (turris and gerō), turret-bearing, tower-crowned, 7.631; 10.253.

2
Thoās, antis, m.

1. Thoas, a Greek chief, 2.262. 2. An Arcadian, follower of Pallas, 10.415.

2
trānsferō, tulī, lātus, ferre, irreg. a.

to carry over; transfer, remove, 1.271; give over, 2.327.

2
Tullus, ī, m.

Tullus Hostilius, the third king of Rome, 6.814.

2
taedet, taeduit or taesum est, 2, impers. a.

it irks, wearies, disgusts me, thee, etc.; I (thou, he, etc.) am wearied, tired, 4.451.

3
torreō, uī, tostus, 2, a. and n.

to burn, scorch, roast, parch, 1.179; rush, roll, 6.550; of a river bank, 9.105; p., torrēns, entis, subst., a torrent, 7.567.

3
tripus, odis, m.

a three-footed vessel or seat; a tripod, 5.110; the seat of the priestess of Apollo; an oracle, 3.360.

3
trāmes, itis, m.

a crossway; by-path or narrow way; a pass, 11.515; course, line, track, 5.610.

3
turrītus, a, um

adj. (turris), turreted, 8.693; crowned with turrets; with crown of towers, 6.785; tower-like, towering, lofty, 3.536.

3
tonitrus, ūs, m.

thunder, 4.122, et al.; thunderbolt, 8.391. (tonō)

3
trānō, āvī, ātus, 1, a. and n.

to swim or sail across, 6.671; fly across or through, 4.245. (trāns and nō)

3
tūs, tūris, n.

incense, 1.417, et al.

3
Tyrrheus (dissyll.), eī, m., and Tyrrhus, ī, m.

a shepherd of Latium, in the service of Latinus, 7.532, et al.

3
truncus, a, um

adj. (truncus), stripped of its branches, 3.659; mutilated, maimed, mangled, 6.497; broken, shattered, 11.9.

3
Tenedos, ī, f.

an island in the Aegean about five miles from shore in sight of Troy, 2.21.

3
terrificus, a, um

adj. (terreō and faciō), causing terror; dread-inspiring, alarming, terrifying, dreadful, dread, 5.524.

3
Thrācius, a, um

(adj.), Thracian, 5.536, et al.

3
temperō, āvī, ātus, 1, a. and n.

to attemper; combine in due proportions; with acc., regulate, adjust; refresh; allay, moderate, calm, 1.146; restrain, 1.57; with abl. or dat., abstain from, 2.8. (tempus)

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Thymoetēs, ae, m.

a Trojan, 2.32, et al.

3
trabea, ae, f.

a toga of purple cloth, or one of white cloth with horizontal purple stripes, worn by Roman dignitaries, and ascribed to the primitive Latin kings, 7.612.

3
tormentum, ī, n.

an engine for hurling missiles by means of twisted ropes; a catapult or ballista, 11.616; punishment by the rack, torture, 8.487. (torqueō)

3
trīgintā

(num. adj., indecl.), thirty, 1.269.

3
tapēte, is, n. and tapēs, ētis (acc. pl., tapētas), m.

a coverlet; tapestry, hanging; a carpet, 9.358; abl. pl., tapētīs (perhaps from tapētum, ī), with housings, 7.277.

3
tremulus, a, um

tremulous, quivering, 7.395. (tremō)

3
Trōiugena, ae, c.

of Trojan descent; Trojan, 3.359; Trōiugenae, ārum, c., Trojans, 8.117. (Trōia and cf. gignō)

3
taceō, uī, itus, 3, n. and a.

to be silent, not to speak, 2.94; to be still, quiet, hushed, 4.525; leave unmentioned; p., tacēns, entis, noiseless, silent, 6.265.

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Thēseus (dissyll.), eī or eos, m.

Theseus, son of Aegeus, and king of Athens, who descended with Peirithous into Hades to aid him in his attempt to carry away Proserpina, 6.121, et al.

3
trānsadigō, adēgī, adāctus, 3, a.

to drive through, thrust, 12.508; of the object which is stabbed, pierce, 12.276.

3
trilīx, īcis

adj. (trēs and līcium, thread), of three threads or leashes; of three layers of thread; three-ply; triple, 3.467.

3
tūtor, āvī, ātus sum, 1, dep. intens. a.

to protect, defend, 2.677; befriend, 5.343. (tueor)

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