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fābŭlōsus , a, um, adj. fabula, II.,
I.fabulous, celebrated in fable (poet. and in post-Aug. prose): “quae loca fabulosus Lambit Hydaspes,Hor. C. 1, 22, 7: “palumbes,id. ib. 3, 4, 9: “fab. aut commenticia res,Suet. Caes. 81: “carmina Graecorum,rich in fables, Curt. 3, 1, 2: “fabulosum arbitror de strigibus, etc.,Plin. 11, 39, 95, § 232; cf.: “mihi totum de Tyndaridis fabulosum videtur,Quint. 11, 2, 16: “fabulosa et externis miraculis adsimulata,Tac. A. 11, 11.— Comp.: “anulus,Plin. 33, 1, 4, § 8.—Sup.: “mons Atlas,Plin. 5, 1, 1, § 5.—Transf., incredible, great, fabulous: “cum fabulosa multitudine,Amm. 23, 6, 7.—Adv.: fābŭ-lōse , fabulously: “insulae fabulose narratae,Plin. 32, 11, 53, § 143: “fabulose multa de hominum aevo referens ... et reliqua fabulosius,id. 7, 48, 49, § 153.—Comp: “fabulosius canere,Amm. 23, 6.—Sup.: “narrata colonia,Plin. 5, 1, 1, § 2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Tacitus, Annales, 11.11
    • Suetonius, Divus Julius, 81
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 33.8
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 5.2
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 5.5
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 11, 2.16
    • Curtius, Historiarum Alexandri Magni, 3.1.2
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