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ĭn-umbro , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a., cast a shadow upon, to shade (mostly poet. and in post-Aug. prose; syn. opaco).
B. Transf.
1. To cause darkness: “inumbrante vespera,Tac. H. 3, 19.—
2. To cover: “ora coronis,Lucr. 3, 913: “pubem pallio,App. M. 10, p. 254: ante genas quam flos juvenilis inumbret, Claud. Prob. et Olyb. 69.—
3. To mark the shadows upon, to mark out, lay out (anteclass.): “solarium,Varr. L. L. 6, § 4 Müll. —
II. Trop., to obscure: “imperatoris adventu legatorum dignitas inumbratur,Plin. Pan. 19, 1: “inumbrata quies,apparent, Dig. 41, 2, 18, § 1.
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