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ālĭger , gĕra, gĕrum (
I.gen. plur. aligerūm, Val. Fl. 7, 171), adj. ala-gero, bearing wings, winged (a poet. word of the Aug. per.).
I. Adj.: “amor,Verg. A. 1, 663: “agmen,” i. e. of birds, id. ib. 12, 249: aligero tollitur axe Ceres, upon the winged chariot (i. e. drawn by dragons), Ov. F. 4, 562: “Jovis Nuntius,” i. e. Mercury, Stat. S. 3, 3, 80: “genus,Sen. Hippol. 338 al.—In the prose of Pliny, like many other poet. words: “aligeri serpentes,Plin. 12, 19, 42, § 85: “Cupidines,id. 36, 5, 4, § 41.—*
II. Ālĭgĕri , subst., the winged gods of love, Cupids, Sil. 7, 458.
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