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arvīna , ae, f.
I. Grease, fat, suet, lard.
A. In gen.: pinguis, * Verg. A. 7, 627 (secundum Suetonium arvina est durum pingue, quod est inter cutem et viscus, Serv.).—
B. Esp.
a. Of the victim in a sacrifice (eccl. Lat.), Vulg. Exod. 29, 22; ib. Lev. 3, 15; so the dim. arvinula, * ib. ib. 8, 16.—
b. Of a person: “de latere ejus arvina dependet,Vulg. Job, 15, 27.—
II. Greasiness, fatness, in gen., Prud. Cath. 7, 9; Sid. Ep. 8, 14.—
III. Arvīna , a surname of the dictator A. Cornelius Cossus, Liv. 8, 38.
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