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flŭentum , i, n. fluo,
I.a flow, flood; in concr., running water, a stream, river.
I. Lit. (poet. and in post-class. prose; usually in plur.): “fluenta Lubrica,Lucr. 5, 949: “Xanthi,Verg. A. 4, 143: “rauca (Cocyti),id. ib. 6, 327: “Tiberina,id. ib. 12, 35: cum inter fluenta tibiis fidibusque concineret, i. e. by the Euripus, Flor. 2, 8, 9: “Jordanis,Vulg. Num. 13, 30.—In sing., App. de Deo Socr. p. 52; Aus. Mos. 10, 59; Avien. Perieg. 32; Prud. στεφ. 12, 32.—Of milk: “tonans (Juppiter) suxit fluenta mammarum,Arn. 4, 141.—
II. Transf., a stream of fire (cf. fluctus, II. A. 2.): flammarum, App. de Mundo, p. 73 (shortly before, flumina); a stream or current of air, Lucr. 5, 278; al. fluenteis for fluentis.
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