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aēnĕus (less freq. ăhēn- ), a, um, adj.,
I.of bronze [aes].
I. Of copper or bronze: “equus,Cic. Off. 3, 9: “statua,id. Phil. 9, 6: “candelabra,Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 26: “loricae,Nep. Iphicr. 1; Hor. C. 3, 3, 65; 3, 9, 18; 3, 16, 1; id. Ep. 2, 1, 248: “ahenea proles,the brazen age, Ov. M. 1, 125: “aëneus (quadrisyl.) ut stes,” i. e. that a bronze statue may be erected to thee, id. Sat. 2, 3, 183.—
II. Of the color of bronze: “barba,Suet. Ner. 2; cf. Aenobarbus.
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