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nix , nĭvis, f. cf. Gr. νίφα (acc.), snow; Lat. ningit, ninguit,
I.snow.
II. Transf., white color, whiteness: “capitis nives,” i. e. white hair, Hor. C. 4, 13, 12; “Prud. praef. Cath. 25 (dura translatio,Quint. 8, 6, 17): eboris, App. de Mundo, p. 69, 21.—
B. Plur.: nives, snows, i. e. a cold climate, Prop. 1, 8, 8.
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