I.a Roman family name of the Licinii, Cocceii, and Silii. So M. Cocceius Nerva, the Roman emperor.—Hence,
II.Nervĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to the emperor Nerva, Nervian: “miles,” of the Nervian legion, Claud. B. Gild. 421.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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