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mātūtīnus , a, um, adj. Matuta; cf.: mane, manus, maturus,
I.of or belonging to the morning, morning- (class.): “tempora,the morning hours, Cic. Fam. 7, 1, 1: “frigora,Hor. S. 2, 6, 45: “dies,the morning, Col. 6, 2, 3: “equi, i. e. Aurorae,Ov. F. 5, 160: “radii,the morning sun, id. M. 1, 62: “somni,Mart. 14, 125, 1: “harena,” i. e. the morning-hunt in the Circus, Ov. M. 11, 26: “cliens,who comes early in the morning, Mart. 12, 68, 1: “Juppiter,who is saluted early in the morning, id. 4, 8, 12: “Aeneas se matutinus agebat,was up early, Verg. A. 8, 465: pater, i. e. Janus, who (as the god of time) was invoked early in the morning, that he might promote business, Hor. S. 2, 6, 20: “ter matutino Tiberi mergetur,Juv. 6, 523: “matutino sudans amomo,id. 4, 108.—
II. Transf.: “frons,” i. e. sober, serious, Mart. 13, 2, 10.— Subst.: mātūtīnum , i, n., the morning, morning-, Plin. 20, 9, 33, § 80: “serere matutinis, meridie metere,id. 4, 12, 26, § 90.— Hence, adv., in two forms.
A. mātūtī- , in the morning, early in the morning, only ap. Prisc. p. 635 P.—
B. mātūtīnō , early in the morning (post-Aug.), Plin. 7, 53, 54, § 181; 19, 12, 60, § 183; App. M. 5, 17, p. 166; 7, 24, p. 198 al.; cf. Charis. 168 P.; Diom. 402 P.
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