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hībernus , a, um, adj. root Sanscr. himas, Gr. χιών, snow, v. hiems; for hiemernus (hīm-), cf. χειμερινός,
I.of or belonging to winter, wintry, winter-.
I. Adj.: “hiberno tempore,Lucr. 5, 699: “tempus,id. 5, 940; cf.: “in aprico maxime pratuli loco, quod erat hibernum tempus anni, considerent,Cic. Rep. 1, 12: “temporibus hibernis,Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 10, § 26: “menses,id. ib.: “annus,” i. e. winter-time, Hor. Epod. 2, 29: “exortus solis,Plin. 6, 17, 21. § “57: occasus,id. 5, 5, 5, § “34: navigatio,Cic. Att. 15, 25: “ignis,id. de Sen. 14, 46: “grando,Ov. M. 5, 158; cf. “nix,Hor. C. 4, 12, 4: “cubiculum,Cic. Q. Fr. 3, 1, 1, § 2: “tunica,winter dress, Plaut. Mil. 3, 1, 94; cf.: “calceatus feminarum,Plin. 16, 8, 13, § 34: “pira,id. 16, 26, 43, § 106: “agni,id. 8, 47, 72, § 187: “Alpes,wintry, cold, Hor. S. 2, 5, 41; so, “Caucasus,Val. Fl. 6, 612; “and transf. Borysthenidae,” i. e. inhabiting a cold country, Prop. 2, 7, 18: “Cori,stormy, Verg. A. 5, 126: “flumen,Hor. S. 1, 7, 27: “mare,id. Epod. 15, 8: “aequor,id. S. 2, 3, 235: “Neptunus,id. Epod. 17, 55: “noctes,Verg. A. 6, 355: “pulvis,a dry winter, id. G. 1, 101; quoted in Plin. 17, 2, 2, § 14: “Lycia,cold, Verg. A. 4, 143: “legiones,lying in winter-quarters, Suet. Calig. 8: “tumulus vergens in occidentem hibernum,to the south-west, Liv. 44, 46, 5.—
b. In neut. adverb.: “increpui (sc. Arcturus) hibernum, et fluctus movi maritimos,stormily, tempestuously, Plaut. Rud. prol. 69.—
II. Subst.: hībernum , i, n., the winter: “hiberno,in the winter, Cael. Aur. Tard. 3, 1, 2.—
B. hīberna , ōrum, n. (sc. castra), winter-quarters: “tres (legiones), quae circum Aquileiam hiemabant, ex hibernis educit,Caes. B. G. 1, 10, 3: “in hiberna in Sequanos exercitum deduxit,id. ib. 1, 54 fin.; 2, 35, 3; 3, 2, 1; 3, 29 fin.; “4, 38, 4 et saep.: quo (tempore) neque frumenta in hibernis erant neque multum a maturitate aberant,in the winter camp, winter magazines, id. B. C. 1, 48, 5 Oud. N. cr.: “consules hiberna egerunt,Liv. 9, 28, 2: “hiberna aedificavit,id. 23, 48, 2; 7, 38, 4.—
2. (Sc. loca.) The range of cattle in winter, Dig. 32, 1, 67.—
3. (Sc. tempora.) Winters = years, Verg. A. 1, 266.
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