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pinna ae, f

SPI-, a feather, plume (upon a bird; see also penna): (aves) pullos pinnis fovent.— A wing (only plur.): O Fides alma apta pinnis: pinnis coruscant (apes), V.: non pinnis sublime elatos Alpīs transgressos, L.—Fig.: illi, qui mihi pinnas inciderant, had clipped , i. e. made me helpless : Decisis humilis pinnis, i. e. humbled , H.: Maiores pinnas nido extendisse, i. e. have risen above my origin , H.: praepetis omnia pinnae, i. e. of flight , V.: pinnā veras dare notas, O.An arrow : olor traiectus pinnā, O.A pinnacle : huic (aggeri) loricam pinnasque adiecit, Cs.: asseribus falcatis detergebat pinnas, L.: sedes pinnis atque aggere cingit, V.A promontory, cape : tribus (Sicania) excurrit in aequora pinnis, O.

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