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nūbĭgĕna , ae, comm. nubes-gigno,, born of clouds or of a cloud (poet.).
I. In gen.: “amnes,Stat. Th. 1, 365: “nimbi,Prud. Hamart. 486: clipei, the Ancilia (so called because they fell from the sky), Stat. S. 5, 2, 131.—
II. In partic.
A. The Centaurs, whom Ixion begot of a cloud, Stat. Th. 5, 263; Ov. M. 12, 211; 541; cf. Hyg. Fab. 62.—
B. Phrixus, as the son of Nephele: Phrixus nubigena, Col. poët. 10, 115.
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    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 12.211
    • Statius, Thebias, 1
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