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mĕtaphŏra , ae, f., = μεταφορά,
I.a rhetorical figure, metaphor, a transferring of a word from its proper signification to another (called by Cic. de Or. 3, 38, 155, verbi translatio; “post-Aug.),Quint. 8, 6, 18; “(as Greek),id. 8, 6, 4 sqq.; Schol. Juv. 1, 169.
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