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Alpīnus , a, um, adj. id.,
I.of or pertaining to the Alps, Alpine: “rigor,Ov. M. 14, 794: “nives,Verg. E. 19, 47: Padus, which rises among the Alps, Valgius ap. Serv. ad Verg. A. 11, 457: “gentes,dwelling upon the Alps, Alpine people, Liv. 21, 43: “Alpinus hostis,the Gauls who crossed the Alps and invaded Italy, Ov. F. 6, 358: “Alpini mures,marmots, Plin. 8, 37, 55, § 132.—Horace, on account of a bombastic line of the poet M. Furius Bibaculus, in relation to the Alps (Juppiter hibernas canā nive conspuit Alpes), calls him jestingly Alpinus, S. 1, 10, 36; cf. id. 2, 5, 41; Weich. Poët. Latin. 334 sq.
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