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breviter

(adv.), briefly; in few words, 1.561. (brevis)

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Briareus (trisyll.), eī, m.

Briareus, or Aegaeon, one of the three Uranids, or sons of Uranus, giant monsters with a hundred (i.e. very many) hands, 6.287.

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Brontēs, ae, m.

one of the Cyclops, in the forge of Vulcan, 8.425.

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brūma, ae, f.

the winter solstice; winter, 2.472.

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brūmālis, e

adj. (brūma), of the winter; wintry, 6.205.

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Brūtus, ī, m.

a surname of the Junian gens, derived from Lucius Junius Brutus, the patrician leader who delivered Rome from the Tarquins, 6.818.

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būbō, ōnis, m.

an owl (f. only once in Virgil, 4.462).

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būcina, ae, f.

a trumpet, 7.519.

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bulla, ae, f.

something resembling a bubble; a boss, a stud, 9.359.

2
būstum, ī, n.

the mound where the dead have been burned; funeral pile, 11.201; tomb, 12.863. (cf. combūrō)

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Būtēs, ae, m.

1. A descendant of Amycus, king of Bebrycia, 5.372. 2. A Trojan, attendant of Ascanius, 9.647. 3. A Trojan, 11.690.

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Būthrōtum, ī, n.

a town of Epirus, opposite Corcyra, 3.293.

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buxus, ī, f.

the box tree; (meton.), a flute or pipe, 9.619.

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Byrsa, ae, f.

the citadel of Carthage, 1.367.

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cacūmen, inis, n.

a point, peak; summit, 3.274.

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Cācus, ī, m.

Cacus, the giant of the Aventine, slain by Hercules, 8.194.

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cadāver, eris, n.

a dead body, carcass, corpse, 8.264. (cadō)

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cadō, cecidi, cāsus, 3, n.

to fall, sink down, freq.; set, of the sun and stars, 2.9; fall in battle, 2.368; in sacrifice, 1.334; of the wind, subside, cease; of the sea, subside, be hushed, 1.54; sink in death, die, 10.390; to fall out, happen, 2.709.

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cadūcus, a, um

adj. (cadō), liable to fall; destined, doomed to fall, or die, 10.622; slain, 6.481.

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cadus, ī, m.

a jar; wine-jar, 1.195; an urn, 6.228.

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Caeculus, ī, m.

son of Vulcan, and mythical founder of Praeneste, 7.681.

2
caecus, a, um

(adj.), blind, freq.; blinded mentally, reckless, 1.349; 11.781; with fury, mad, 2.357; of things which baffle or obstruct the sight or the mind, dark, 3.200; hidden, covered, 1.536; secret, private, 2.453; from behind, 10.733; uncertain or dim, 9.518; uncertain, 6.30; aimless, 4.209; blinding, 12.444; of uncertain origin, 12.617; of sound, indistinct, subdued, 10.98; obscure, 12.591.

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caedēs, is, f.

a cutting off or down; bloodshed, havoc, slaughter, 1.471, et al.; deadly blow, 2.526; bloody attack, assault, 3.256; blood, 9.818; pl., caedēs, ium or um, slaughter, bloodshed, 11.648, et al. (caedō)

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Caedicus, ī, m.

Caedicus, an Etruscan chief, 9.362.

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caedō, cecīdī, caesus, 3, a.

to cut, freq.; cut down, slay, 2.266; sacrifice, 5.96; strike, 10.404. (rel. to scindō)

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caelestis, e

adj. (caelum), belonging to the sky; celestial, 1.11; heaven-sent, divine, 6.379; subst., caelestēs, ium or um, c., the gods of heaven, 1.387.

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caelestis, e

adj. (caelum), belonging to the sky; celestial, 1.11; heaven-sent, divine, 6.379; subst., caelestēs, ium or um, c., the gods of heaven, 1.387.

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caelicola, ae, c.

an inhabitant of heaven; a god, 2.641, et al. (caelum and colō)

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caelifer, era, erum

adj. (caelum and ferō), heaven-bearing, sky-bearing, 6.796.

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caelō, āvī, ātus, 1, a.

to cut in relief; carve, engrave, chase, emboss, 1.640. (caelum, a chisel)

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caelum, ī, n. (pl., caelī, ōrum, m.)

the sky, the firmament, the heavens; heaven, 1.225; region, 1.331; air, weather, 5.18; the upper world or abode of living men, as distinguished from Hades, 6.896; personif., Caelus, ī, m., the god Caelus, father of Saturn, 7.140.

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Caeneus (dissyl.), eos, m.

1. A Thessalian girl, formerly named Caenis, transformed by Neptune into a boy, 6.448. 2. A follower of Aeneas, 9.573.

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caenum, ī, n.

dirt, mud, mire, slime, 6.296.

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Caere, n., indeclin. (gen. Caeritis, f., abl. Caerēte, f.)

Caere or Agylla, in the southern part of Etruria, now Cervetri, 8.597; 10.183.

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Caere, n., indeclin. (gen. Caeritis, f., abl. Caerēte, f.)

Caere or Agylla, in the southern part of Etruria, now Cervetri, 8.597; 10.183.

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caerulus, a, um

(adj.), dark blue, 2.381; sea-colored, azure, 5.819; dark; black, 3.64; subst., caerula, ōrum, n., the dark blue waters; the sea, 3.208.

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caerulus, a, um

(adj.), dark blue, 2.381; sea-colored, azure, 5.819; dark; black, 3.64; subst., caerula, ōrum, n., the dark blue waters; the sea, 3.208.

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caerulus, a, um

(adj.), dark blue, 2.381; sea-colored, azure, 5.819; dark; black, 3.64; subst., caerula, ōrum, n., the dark blue waters; the sea, 3.208.

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Caesar, aris, m.

a surname of the Julian gens, esp. Gaius Iulius Caesar, dictator and founder of the Roman Empire. His name was inherited by his nephew and adopted son Octavius and his successors; Augustus Caesar, 1.286; 6.792.

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caesariēs, ēī, f.

the hair of the head, 1.590, et al.

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caespes, itis, f.

turf, sod, 3.304. (caedō)

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caestus, ūs, m.

a gauntlet for boxing; thongs or straps loaded with lead, and bound round the hand and arm, 5.69. (caedō)

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caetra, ae, f.

a short Spanish shield, 7.732.

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Caīcus, ī, m.

Caicus, commander of one of the ships of Aeneas, 1.183.

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Cāiēta, ae, f.

1. The nurse of Aeneas, 7.2. 2. A town and haven of Latium, named after the nurse of Aeneas (now Gaëta), 6.900.

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calamus, ī, m.

a reed or cane; an arrow, 10.140.

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calathus, ī, m.

a wicker basket; workbasket, 7.805.

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calcar, āris, n.

a spur, 6.881. (calx)

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Calchās, antis, m.

Calchas, a priest and prophet of the Greeks, at Troy, 2.100.

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calcō, āvī, ātus, 1, a.

to put under the heel; trample upon; mix by trampling, 12.340. (calx)

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calefaciō, fēcī, factus, 3, a.; (pass.), calefīō, factus sum, fierī

to make hot, glowing, 12.66; (fig.), excite, arouse, 12.269. (caleō and faciō)

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caleō, uī, 2, n.

to be warm; to glow, 1.417.

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Calēs, ium, f.

a town of Campania, 7.728.

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calidus, a, um

adj. (caleō), warm, hot, 6.218; reeking, 10.486; of the spirit or disposition, hot, fiery.

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cālīgō, āre, 1, a. and n.

to be dark, darken, 2.606. (> cālīgō 1)

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cālīgō, inis, f.

mist, fog, 3.203; misty, obscurity; darkness, dimness, obscurity, 6.267; smoke, 11.187; cloud of dust, 9.36; blinding dust, 12.466.

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Calliopē, ēs, and Calliopēa, ae, f.

chief of the Muses, and mother of Orpheus, 9.525.

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callis, is, m.

a narrow, uneven footpath; path, 4.405.

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calor, ōris, m.

warmth, heat, vital heat, 4.705. (caleō)

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calx, calcis, f., and rarely m.

the heel, 5.324; the hoof of a horse, the fore foot, or hoof, 10.892; a spur, 11.714.

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Calybē, ēs, f.

an aged priestess of Juno, 7.419.

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Calydōn, ōnis, f.

a town of Aetolia, the abode of Meleager, 7.306.

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Camarīna, ae, f.

a Syracusan colony on the southwest coast of Sicily, 3.701.

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Camers, ertis, m.

Camertes or Camers, a follower of Turnus, 10.562.

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Camilla, ae, f.

a Volscian heroine, ally of Turnus, 7.803, et al.

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Camillus, ī, m.

M. Furius Camillus, the conqueror of Veii, who expelled the Gauls from Rome after the capture of the city, B.C. 390, 6.825.

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camīnus, ī, m.

a furnace; forge, 6.630; crevice, cavity, 3.580.

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Campānus, a, um

adj. (Campānia), of Campania, the country lying on the bay of Naples; Campanian, 10.145.

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campus, ī, m.

a plain, field, 5.128, et al.; a race-course, 5.144; a field of combat, 12.116; (fig.), of the surface of the sea, plain, 6.724; Mavortis Campus, the Campus Martius, or Field of Mars, on the left bank of the Tiber at Rome, 6.873.

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candeō, uī, 2, n.

to be of pure whiteness; p., candēns, entis, white, 4.61; at white heat; glowing, 3.573; 12.91.

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candidus, a, um

adj. (candeō), pure white; snow-white; white, 6.708; fair, 5.571.

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candor, ōris, m.

shining, brilliant whiteness; whiteness, 3.538. (candeō)

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canis, is, c.

a dog, freq.

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canistra, ōrum, n. pl.

a basket; baskets, 1.701.

2
cānitēs, ēī, f.

hoaryness, grayness; gray hair, 6.300; gray hairs, old age, 10.549. (cānus)

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canō, cecinī, 3, n. and a.

to make musical and rhythmical sounds with voice or instrument; to make melody, play, or sing, to sing, rehearse, celebrate in song or verse, 1.1; to speak in measure or rhythm; to proclaim, as prophet or priest, 2.176; reveal, 3.155; foretell, 2.124; rehearse, narrate, 4.14; explain, interpret, 5.524; warn, 12.28; forebode, croak, 11.399; sound, 7.513.

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canōrus, a, um

adj. (canō), tuneful, harmonious, 6.120; resounding, 9.503.

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cantus, ūs, m.

a singing or playing; melody; song, 1.398; strain, sound, 6.165; incantation, charm, 7.754. (canō)

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cānus, a, um

(adj.), white, of the hair and beard; whitened, hoary, of frost and cold; of the sea, foaming, hoary, 8.672; gray-haired, venerable; hoary, 1.292.

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Capēnus, a, um

adj. (Capēna), of Capena, a town in the southern part of Tuscany, 7.697.

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capessō, īvī or iī, ītus, 3, intens. a.

to seize, 3.234; (fig.), lay hold of, assume, 8.507; seek to reach, hasten to, 4.346; undertake, achieve, perform, 1.77. (capiō)

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Caphēreus, eī, m.

Caphareus, a promontory on the southern coast of Euboea, 11.260.

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capillus, i, m.

the hair of the head , the hair

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capiō, cēpī, captus, 3, a.

to take with the hand, freq.; seize, 2.314; (fig.), conquer, 9.267; occupy, 1.396; catch, captivate, deceive, charm, allure, receive, accept, 3.488; enter upon, celebrate, 7.403; contain, 7.466; confine, 9.644; p., subst., captus, ī, m., a prisoner, captive, 2.64.

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Capitōlium, iī, n.

the Capital, or national temple on the Capitoline hill at Rome, containing the shrines of Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva, 6.836; pl., the Capitoline places, or buildings; the Capitoline, 8.653. (caput)

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capra, ae, f.

a she-goat; a goat. (caper)

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caprea, ae, f.

a kind of wild goat; a roe. (caper)

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Capreae, ārum, f.

Capreae, now Capri, an island in the Bay of Naples, 7.735. (caper)

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caprigenus, a, um

adj. (caper and root gen-), pertaining to goats; of the goat kind, of goats, 3.221.

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captīvus, a, um

adj. (capiō), taken in war; captured, captive, 2.765; of a captive or of captives, 10.520; subst., captīvus, ī, m., a captive, 9.273.

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captīvus, a, um

adj. (capiō), taken in war; captured, captive, 2.765; of a captive or of captives, 10.520; subst., captīvus, ī, m., a captive, 9.273.

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captō, āvī, ātus, 1, freq. a.

to lay hold upon vigorously, of the air, 3.514. (capiō)

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capulus, ī, m.

the handle; hilt, 2.553. (capiō),

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caput, itis, n.

the head of men or animals, freq.; (by synecdoche), the person, being, life, 2.751, et al.; living body, life, 4.699; personal interest, welfare, fortune, life, 4.354; of plants, the head or flower, 9.437; of other objects, a captain, leader, chief, 11.399, et al.; author, instigator, source, cause, 11.361; chief town, capital, sovereign city, 10.203; a peak or summit, 6.360; point, end, of a bow, 11.861; of rivers, etc., fountain-head, source, spring; pl., capita, in enumerating animals, head, 3.391; in caput, headlong, 1.116; suprā caput, overhead, above, 3.194; hōc caput, this person, myself, me, 8.570.

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Capys, yos or yis, m.

1. The commander of one of the ships of Aeneas, 1.183. 2. The eighth king of Alba, 6.768.

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carbaseus, a, um

adj. (carbasus), of linen, linen-, 11.776.

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carbasus, ī, f. (pl. carbasa, ōrum, n.)

linen, cloth or web of lawn, 8.34; canvas; a sail, 3.357.

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carcer, eris, m.

a dungeon, hold, prison, 1.54; carcer, or pl., carcerēs, the stalls; the starting place or barrier in the circus or race-course, 5.145.

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carchēsium, iī, n.

a large drinking vessel with two handles; bowl, beaker, 5.77.

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cardō, inis, m.

a hinge, pivot, 1.449; the socket in which the pivot plays, 2.493; (fig.), a turning point, crisis, emergency, 1.672.

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