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nūbĭlus , a, um, adj. nubes,
I.cloudy, overcast, lowering (poet. and in post-Aug. prose).
I. Lit.: “caelum,Plin. 16, 26, 46, § 109: “dies,id. 2, 35, 35, § 100: “annus,Tib. 2, 5, 76.—
2. Subst.
a. nūbĭlum , i, n., a cloudy sky, cloudy weather: “venti, qui nubilum inducunt,Plin. Ep. 2, 17, 7: “differre aliquid propter nubilum,Suet. Ner. 13: vitandos soles atque ventos et nubila etiam ac siccitates. Quint. 11, 3, 27.—In abl.: “nubilo,in cloudy weather, Plin. 7, 60, 60, § 215: “aranei sereno texunt, nubilo texunt,id. 11, 24, 28, § 84.—
B. Transf.
1. Cloud-bringing, cloudy: “nubilus Auster,Ov. P. 2, 1, 26; Plin. 2, 47, 48, § 127; Claud. Laud. Stil. 1, 287.—
2. Dark, gloomy: “Styx,Ov. F. 3, 322: “via nubila taxo,id. M. 4, 432: “Tibris,id. ib. 14, 447: “Arcas,dwelling in the infernal regions, Stat. Th. 4, 483.—
II. Trop.
A. Beclouded, troubled: “ita nubilam mentem Animi habeo,Plaut. Cist. 2, 1, 5: “Mars nubilus irā,Stat. Th. 3, 230.—
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