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anguĭ-mănus , a, um, adj. anguismanus,
I.with serpent-hand, an epithet of the elephant, because he makes quick, serpent-like motions with his trunk (manus), perh. only in Lucr. 2, 537; 5, 1303.
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    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 2.537
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 5.1303
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