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cinis eris, m

ashes, H. — Esp., of a corpse, the ashes: filii sui: Libabat cineri, V.: dum modo absolvar cinis, i. e. after my death, Ph.: Post cinerem cineres ad pectora pressant, after burning the corpse, O.—Plur: ad cineres parentis, V.: matris, H.—Of a burned city, the ashes: in cinere urbis consules futuri: cineres patriae, V. — Fig., destruction, ruin, annihilation: patriae: deflagrati imperi: ubi omne Verterat in fumum et cinerem, i. e. had consumed, H.

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