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săgittĭfer , fĕra, fĕrum, adj. sagittafero.
I. Arrow-bearing (poet.): “pharetra,Ov. M. 1, 468; Stat. Achill. 1, 416: “Parthi,armed with arrows, archers, Cat. 11, 6; so, “Geloni,Verg. A. 8, 725: “pecus,” i.e. the porcupine, Claud. Hystr. 48.—
II. = Sagittarius, the constellation of the Archer, Manil. 2, 266; 2, 500; 2, 560.
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