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hinnus , i, m., = ἵννος,
I.a mule (from a stallion and a she-ass; “opp. mulus, from a he-ass and a mare): ex equa et asino fit mulus: contra ex equo et asina hinnus ... Hinnus est ex equo et asina, minor quam mulus corpore, etc.,Varr. R. R. 2, 8, 1; 6; cf.: “hinnos et hinnas sub quo sensu accipere debeamus Varro designat: ait enim ex equis et hinnulis (leg. asinabus) qui nascantur, hinnos vocari,Non. 122, 4 sq.; Col. 6, 37, 5.—
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