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inclŭtus and inclĭtus (not inclytus; the first syll. accented acc. to Cic. Or. 48, 159), a, um, adj. in-clueo; cf. the Gr. κλυτός, from κλύω, much heard of, talked of, praised; hence,
I.celebrated, renowned, famous, illustrious, glorious (syn.: nobilis, clarus; anteclass. and mostly poet.; not in Cæs. nor used by Cic.).
A. Of persons: hic occasus datu'st: at Horatius inclutu' saltu ..., Enn. ap. Fest. p. 178 Müll. (Ann. v. 164 Vahl.): “Jovi opulento, incluto, supremo, etc.,Plaut. Pers. 2, 3, 1: “inclute Memmi,Lucr. 5, 8; cf. “3, 10: Ulixes,Hor. S. 2, 3, 197: “vos quae in munditiis aetatulam agitis,... inclutae amicae,Plaut. Ps. 1, 2, 41: “dux inclutissimus,Col. 1, 4, 2: “vates,Amm. 14, 1, 8: “Saguntini, fide atque aerumnis incluti,Sall. H. 2, 21; Val. Max. 8, 2, 1; cf.: “familiae maxime inclitae,Liv. 1, 7, 12.—
B. Of things: augusto augurio postquam inclita condita Roma'st, Enn. ap. Varr. R. R. 3, 1, 2 (Ann. v. 494 Vahl.): fanum Liberi, id. ap. Varr. L. L. 5, § 14 Müll. (Trag. v. 170 Vahl.): “moenia Dardanidum bello,Verg. A. 2, 241: “disciplina Lycurgi,Liv. 39, 36, 4: inclutissima claritudo, Cato ap. Gell. 3, 7, 19: judicium, Enn. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 50, 114 (Trag. v. 92 Vahl.): “justitia religioque Numae Pompilii,Liv. 1, 18, 1: “maxime inclitum in terris oraculum,id. 1, 56, 5: “inclitus magnitudine Atho mons,id. 44, 11, 3: “gloria Palamedis famā,Verg. A. 2, 82: “Sagaris fluvius ex inclutis,Plin. 6, 1, 1, § 4: “Aristotele ductore incluto omnium philosophorum,Just. 12, 16, 18. — Poet. with gen.: “incluta leti Lucretia,Sil. 13, 821. —Comp. and adv. do not occur.
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