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prōra ae, f

, πρῷρα, the forepart of a ship, bow, prow: prorae admodum erectae, Cs.: terris advertere proram, V.: prorae tutela Melanthus, i. e. the lookout, O.: prorae litore inlisae, L.— Prov.: mihi prora et puppis, ut Graecorum proverbium est, fuit, etc., i. e. my intention from first to last.—A ship: aeratae steterant ad litora prorae, V., O.

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