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antenna (also antemna ), ae, f. akin to ἀνατείνω, acc. to Doed.,
I.a sail-yard: “funes, qui antemnas ad malos destinabant,Caes. B. G. 3, 14: “malis antemnisque de nave in navem trajectis,Liv. 30, 10 Weissenb.: antemnae gemunt, * Hor. C. 1, 14, 6: “Effugit hibernas demissa antemna procellas,Ov. Tr. 3, 4, 9: “cornua velatarum antemnarum,the ends of the sail-yards covered with the sails, Verg. A. 3, 549.—As pars pro toto = velum: “pinus ... antemnis apta ferendis,Ov. M. 13, 783.
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