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