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volucer ucris, ucre (gen plur. -crum, rarely -crium, C.), adj.

3 VOL-, flying, winged: bestiae: angues: dracones, O.: natus, i. e. Cupid, O.—As subst f. (sc. avis), a bird, flying creature: volucrīs videmus effingere nidos: Iunonis, i. e. the peacock, O.: inportunae, H.: pictae, V.: volucris parvula (of a fly), Ph.—Once masc.: teneros volucrīs peremit (sc. alites), C. poët.—In rapid motion, flying, winged, fleet, swift, rapid, soaring: nuntius: aurae, V.: nebulae, O.: harundo, V.: iam volucrem sequor Te, fleeing swiftly, H.—Fig., fleet, swift, rapid: nihil est tam volucre quam maledictum: spes: somnus, V.: fatum, H.Passing quickly, fleeting, transient, transitory: fortuna: dies, H.: fama, O.

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