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an ancient name of middle and lower Italy; Italy, in general, 3.496.

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the Ausonians or primitive people of lower Italy; Italians, 10.564. (Auson, the eponymous father of the Ausonēs)

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adj. (Auson), Ausonian; Italian, 4.349; subst., Ausoniī, ōrum, m., the Ausonians; Italians, 11.253.

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adj. (Auson), Ausonian; Italian, 4.349; subst., Ausoniī, ōrum, m., the Ausonians; Italians, 11.253.

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one who divines by watching birds; a diviner; (fig.), a leader, author, patron, guide, director, 3.20. (avis and speciō, look)

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an auspice; omen, token, sign, 3.499; power, authority, 4.103; will, 4.341; conduct, leadership, 11.347. (auspex)

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the southerly or south wind, opposite to Aquilo; wind in general, 3.70; (meton.), the south.

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a daring deed; outrage, 2.535.

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(conj., indicating an actual and positive alternative, and not, like vel, leaving the choice to the mind), or, 1.70, et al.; but sometimes used indifferently with vel, ve, sive, 1.379; repeated, aut — aut, either — or, 1.396, et al.

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(conj.), but, yet, however, truly, indeed, now, moreover, denoting contrast, difference, addition, or transition, freq.

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the charioteer of Achilles, and, after the death of Achilles, armor-bearer of Pyrrhus, 2.477.

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the season of increase; autumn, 6.309, et al. (cf. augeō)

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that which promotes; assistance, help, relief, succor, 1.571; pl. auxilia, ōrum, help, assistance, 2.163. (augeō)

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adj. (aveō, desire), desirous of gain; greedy; covetous, avaricious, 1.363; rapacious, devouring, (fig.), of the land ruled over by an avaricious prince, 3.44.

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to carry away, 2.179; (pass.), āvectus esse, to have sailed away, departed, 2.43.

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to pluck, or tear off, or away from, with acc. and abl., take away, steal, 2.165; to force away, 11.201; p., avulsus, a, um, torn from, 2.608; torn, rent, 3.575.

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oats; oat-, a straw, an oaten pipe; a Pan-pipe or syrinx.

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the Aventine mount in Rome, 7.659; a Latin chief, 7.657.

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Avernus, a lake near Naples, between Baiae and Cumae, in Campania, now Lago d’ Averno. Near it was one of the entrances to Hades; hence, the lower world 3.442, 5.732.

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of Avernus (a lake near Naples, between Baiae and Cumae, in Campania, now Lago d’ Averno. Near it was one of the entrances to Hades), Avernian, 4.512; 6.118.

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Avernus, a lake near Naples, between Baiae and Cumae, in Campania, now Lago d’ Averno. Near it was one of the entrances to Hades; hence, the lower world, Avernus, 6.126; portus Avernī, the harbor of Cumae, near Avernus, 5.813. (ἄορνος, birdless)

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turned away, 1.482; with averted faces, 6.224; askance, 4.362; remote, 1.568; (fig.), indignant, 7.618; displeased, 2.170.

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to turn (anything) away from, followed by an abl. with or without a prep., 1.38, et al.; turn or drive away, 1.472, et al.; transfer, with acc. of place, 4.106; drive away, end, 4.547; neut. by omission of se, to turn away, 1.402; (pass.), avertī, as middle or dep., with acc., to be averse to; to shun, loathe.

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adj. (aveō, desire), longing, eager, 1.514; eagerly, quickly, 6.210; with longing, 3.132; eager for destruction, devouring, destructive, baneful; with infin., 12.290; with gen., eagerly, desirous of, eager for, 9.661.

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a bird, 6.193, et al.

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adj. (avus), of a grandfather; ancestral, ancient, 10.752.

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pathless, 2.736; devious, unapproachable, 12.480; that cannot be tracked, inaccessible, eluding pursuit, 11.810; subst., āvium, iī, n., a devious, inaccessible place, or way, 9.58.

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pathless, 2.736; devious, unapproachable, 12.480; that cannot be tracked, inaccessible, eluding pursuit, 11.810; subst., āvium, iī, n., a devious, inaccessible place, or way, 9.58.

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to fly away, 11.712.

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an uncle on the mother’s side; uncle, 3.343. (avus)

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a grandfather, grandsire, 2.457; sire, father, ancestor, 6.840.

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an axle; synecdoche, car, chariot, 5.820; the axis of the heavens, the sky, the heavens, 4.482; the pole; the north pole, the north.

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a berry, 3.649.

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adj. (bāca), set or studded with pearls; or made of beads, pearls, etc., 1.655.

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to perform the orgies of Bacchus; rage, rave, 6.78; rush or run madly or wildly, 4.301; fly wildly, 4.666; p., bacchātus, a, um, resounding with the revels of Bacchus, 3.125; filling with fury, spreading fury, 10.41. (Bacchus)

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Bacchus, the son of Jupiter and Semele, and god of wine, 1.734; wine, 1.215.

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Bactra, the chief city of Bactria, 8.688.

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Baiae, a town on the Bay of Naples, west of Puteoli, 9.710.

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a bleating, 9.565. (bālō)

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to bleat; subst., bālāns, antis (sc. ovis), f.; pl., bālantēs, ium or um, sheep.

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a belt, 5.313.

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an abyss, chasm, gulf, 3.421.

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the beard, 3.593.

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(adj.), foreign, barbaric, 2.504.

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(adj.), barbarian, savage, 1.539; foreign, barbaric, 11.777; subst., barbarus, ī, m., a barbarian, mercenary stranger, or soldier.

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the Barcaeans; people of Barce or Ptolemais, a town in Cyrenaica, 4.43.

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the nurse of Sychaeus, 4.632.

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a Samnite town in Campania, 7.739.

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blessed, happy, 1.94.

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(adj.), Bebrycian, or Bithynian; of Bebrycia, a country in Asia Minor on the coast of Bithynia, 5.373.

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a son or male descendant of Belus, 2.82.

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a warrior, 11.553; adj., warlike, 12.614. (bellō)

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a female warrior; adj., warring, a warlike heroine, 1.493. (bellō)

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adj. (bellum and potēns), powerful in war; subst. m., the god of war, 11.8.

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to wage war; fight, 1.466; dep., 11.660; subst., bellāns, antis, c. pl., bellantēs, ium or um, combatants, warriors, 1.466. (bellum)

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the goddess of war, sister of Mars, Bellona, 7.319. (bellum)

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conflict; war, freq.; a battle, 8.629; personified, Bellum, war, the demon of war, 1.294. (duellum, cf. duo)

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conflict; war, freq.; a battle, 8.629; personified, Bellum, war, the demon of war, 1.294. (duellum, cf. duo)

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a beast, large, monstrous, or hideous, 6.287.

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1. Belus, king of Tyre and Sidon, and father of Dido, 1.621. 2. The founder of the line of kings from whom Dido was descended, 1.729.

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a lake in Cisalpine Gaul, through which flows the Mincius, 10.205.

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(adv.), well, freq.; pleasantly, sweetly; wisely, safely; compar., melius, better, more, 1.452. (bonus)

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(adj.), of a kindly spirit; benevolent, friendly, favorable, hospitable, 1.304.

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(adj.), pertaining to Berecyntus, a mountain of Phrygia, sacred to Cybele, 6.784.

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Beroë, the wife of Doryclus, an Epirote follower of Aeneas, 5.620.

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to drink, 1.473, et al.; (fig.), take in, drink in, 1.749; of weapons, 11.804.

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adj. (bibō), drinking readily; absorbing quickly; dry, 6.227.

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adj. (bis and color), of two colors, 8.276; mottled, dappled, 5.566.

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adj. (bis and cornū), two-horned; of rivers, with reference to their divided mouths, 8.727.

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adj. (bis and dēns), having two teeth or two complete rows of teeth; subst., f. (sc. victima), an animal suitable for the altar; a sheep with two conspicuous teeth supplanting two of the milk-teeth; a sheep, 4.57.

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adj. (bis and dēns), having two teeth or two complete rows of teeth; subst., f. (sc. victima), an animal suitable for the altar; a sheep with two conspicuous teeth supplanting two of the milk-teeth; a sheep, 4.57.

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(adj.), having two doors or openings; twofold, double; of a double pipe with one mouth-piece, 9.618.

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adj. (bis and fōrma), of twofold shape or form, two-formed, 6.25.

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(adj.), two-faced, double-faced, 7.180.

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a team of two horses; a car or chariot drawn by two horses; a car, 2.272; bīgīs in albīs, in a chariot drawn by two white horses, 12.164. . (bis and iugum)

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adj. (bis and iugum), of a two-horse team or chariot; coupled, yoked, 10.253; chariot-, 5.144; subst. biiugī, ōrum, m., a double team or two-horse chariot, 10.575.

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adj. (bis and iugum), of a two-horse team or chariot; coupled, yoked, 10.253; chariot-, 5.144; subst. biiugī, ōrum, m., a double team or two-horse chariot, 10.575.

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adj. (bis and iugum), of a two-horse team or chariot; coupled, yoked, 10.253; chariot-, 5.144; subst. biiugī, ōrum, m., a double team or two-horse chariot, 10.575.

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adj. (bis and lingua), double-tongued; (fig.), deceitful, treacherous, 1.661.

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(adj.), two-threaded, double-plaited, 12.375. (bis and cf. licium, thread)

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adj. (bis and membrum), having two kinds of members; subst., bimembrēs, ium, m., Centaurs, 8.293.

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(adj. num. distrib.), two by two; two to each, 5.61; (poet. as cardinal), two, 1.313, et al. (bis)

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adj. (bis and pateō), with twofold opening; with twofold or double doors, 2.330.

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adj. (bis and penna), two-winged; two-edged, 11.135; subst., f., a two-edged ax, 2.627; a battle-ax, 2.479.

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adj. (bis and penna), two-winged; two-edged, 11.135; subst., f., a two-edged ax, 2.627; a battle-ax, 2.479.

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a boat with two oars, or ship with two banks of oars; a galley or ship, 1.182. (bis and rēmus)

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(adv.), twice, 1.381. (in composition bi-)

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1. Bitias, a Carthaginian nobleman, 1.738. 2. A Trojan, 9.672.

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adj. (bis and via), leading two ways, 11.516; subst., bivium, iī, n., the meeting of two roads; a crossway, 9.238.

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adj. (bis and via), leading two ways, 11.516; subst., bivium, iī, n., the meeting of two roads; a crossway, 9.238.

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(adj.), fondling; fawning; coaxing; persuasive, alluring, enticing, 1.670; grateful, calm, 5.827.

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a town, of the Aequi in Latium, 6.775.

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a good thing; good; blessing, happiness; comp., melius, ōris, n., a better thing; melius est, it is better; in melius, for the better; to a better state, 11.426; meliōra, um, better things, 12.153.

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(adj.), good, in every sense, freq.; friendly, kind, 1.195; fit, valuable, proper, 5.483; skillful, expert, able, nimble, 5.430; auspicious, propitious, 1.734; subst., bonum, ī, n., a good thing; good; blessing, happiness; comp., melior, ius, better, freq.; superior, 5.68; greater, 9.156; subst., melius, ōris, n., a better thing; melius est, it is better; in melius, for the better; to a better state, 11.426; meliōra, um, better things, 12.153; superl., optimus, a, um, best, freq. For the adv. melius, see bene.

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the north wind, 3.687; the god of the north wind, Boreas, son of the river-god Strymon (others, the north), 10.350.

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an ox, 2.306; bull, 5.405; cow, 7.663; heifer, 7.790; pl., cattle, 3.220.

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strictly, the forearm from the hand to the elbow; in general, the arm, 2.792, et al.; (fig.), limb, branch, of a tree, 6.282; sail-yard, 5.829; of walls, 3.535.

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a thin plate of metal; gold-foil, -leaf, 6.209.

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(adj.), short, of space, 3.507; shallow, 5.221; of time, brief, 10.467; subst. pl., brevia, ium, n., shoals, 1.111.

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(adj.), short, of space, 3.507; shallow, 5.221; of time, brief, 10.467; subst. pl., brevia, ium, n., shoals, 1.111.

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