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pestilentia ae, f

pestilens, an infectious disease, plague, pest, pestilence : gravi pestilentiā conflictati, Cs.: exercitūs nostri interitus fame, pestilentiā: gravis, L.—Fig.: ubi contagio quasi pestilentia invasit, corruption , S.: oratio plena pestilentiae, Ct.— An unwholesome atmosphere, malarial climate : autumni, Cs.: pestilentiae fines: pestilentiae possessores, i. e. unhealthy lands .

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