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Brĭtanni , ōrum, m.,
I.the Britons, inhabitants of Great Britain, Lucr. 6, 1105; Caes. B. G. 4, 21; 5, 14; 5, 21 et saep.; Tac. Agr. 11 sq.; id. A. 14, 29; Verg. E. 1, 67; Hor. C. 1, 35, 30; 3, 4, 33; 3, 5, 3 et saep.— In sing. Britannus catenatus, Hor. Epod. 7, 7.—
2. The inhabitants of Bretagne, or Brittany, in France, Sid. Ep. 1, 7; 9, 9.—
II. Derivv.
A. Brĭtannĭa (Brittānĭa in MSS. and edd. of Sol. and Mart. Cap.), ae, f., = Βρεττανία, Great Britain, in its most extended sense, consisting of Albion (England and Scotland) and Hibernia or Ibernia (Ireland), Plin. 4, 16, 30, § 102; hence, also, in plur. Britanniae, Cat. 29, 20; 45, 42; “in a more restricted sense,the larger island, England and Scotland, Cic. Q. Fr. 2, 16, 4; id. N. D. 2, 34, 88; Caes. B. G. 4, 21; 5, 8; 5, 12 sq.; Mel. 3, 6, 4; 3, 6, 6; Plin. 4, 16, 30, § 102 sq.; 25, 3, 6, § 21; Tac. Agr. 10 sq.; 21; 24; id. H. 1, 9 sq.
B. Brĭtan-nus (Brītannus, Lucr. 6, 1105), a, um, adj., of Britain, British (poet. Britannicus): “esseda,Prop. 2, 1, 76: “canes,Claud. II. Cons. Stil. 301: “litus,id. IV. Cons. Hon. 28: “oceanus,id. B. Get. 202; Laus Ser. 40 et saep.—
C. Brĭtannĭcus , a, um, adj., Britannic, British: “aestus,the British Channel, Cic. N. D. 3, 10, 24: “mare,Mel. 3, 6, 3: “oceanus,id. 1, 3, 1; 2, 6, 1: “inter Rhenum et Sequanam,Plin. 4, 19, 33, § 109: legiones, Tac. H. 1, 9; 1, 60; 2, 57; 2, 65; “3, 22 al.: balaena,Juv. 10, 14: “lingua,Tac. G. 45: herba, water-dock: “rumex aquaticus,Plin. 25, 3, 6, § 20.—Subst.: Brĭtannĭcus , i, m., a cognomen of the conquerors of Britain; of the son of the emperor Claudius and Messalina, previously called Germanicus, Suet. Claud. 27; 43; Tac. A. 11, 4; 11, 11; 11, 26; 11, 32; 12, 2; “poisoned by Nero,Tac. A. 13, 16; Suet. Ner. 33.—Of the emperor Commodus, Lampr. Commod. 8.—
D. Britto or Brīto , ō^nis, = Britannus.
1. A Briton, Aus. Epigr. 110.—
2. An inhabitant of Bretagne, in France, Mart. 11, 21, 9. —Plur., Juv. 15, 124 (al. Bistones).—
E. Brĭtannis , ĭdis, f. adj., British, of Britain: “insulae, i. e. Albion et Hibernia,Prisc. Perieg. p. 577.—
F.Brĭtannĭcĭānus , a, um, adj., Britannic, transacting business in Britain, Inscr. Rein. cl. 1, n. 177; Inscr. Orell. 2029.
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