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a Roman divinity connected with the winds (venti) and the sea. Virgil and Ovid describe her as a nymph, a sister of Amata, and the wife of Faunus, by whom she became the mother of Turnus, Juturna, and Canens. (Varro, de Ling. Lut. 5.72; Verg. A. 10.75; Ov. Met. 14.334.)


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