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advĕna , ae (acc. to Valer. Prob. 1439 and 1445 P., m., f., and n., like verna; cf.
I., however,Prisc. 677 P.: Inveniuntur quaedam ex communibus etiam neutri generi adjuncta, sed figurate per ἀλλοιότητα, ut advena, mancipium) [advenio], one who comes to a place; a foreigner, stranger, or alien; and adj., strange, foreign, alien, etc. (syn.: peregrinus, externus, exterus, alienus, alienigena; opp. indigena, native; class. both in prose and poetry).
I. Lit.: defessus perrogitandod advenas Fuit de gnatis, Pac. ap. Prisc. p. 634 P. (Trag. Rel. p. 116 Rib.): advena anus paupercula, * Ter. Heaut. 1, 1, 44: “volucres,Varr. R. R. 3, 5: “advenam gruem,Hor. Epod. 2, 35: “illas (ciconias) hiemis, has (grues) aestatis advenas,Plin. 10, 23, 31, § 61: “Zeno Citieus advena,Cic. Tusc. 5, 11 fin.: “advena possessor agelli,Verg. E. 9, 2: “exercitus advena,id. A. 7, 38; id. ib. 10, 460: “Tibris advena,as flowing from Etruria into the Roman territory, Ov. F. 2, 68: “amor advena,love for a foreign maiden, id. A. A. 1, 75: “advenae reges,Liv. 4, 3; Vulg. Gen. 19, 9: “advenae Romani,ib. Act. 2, 10.—
II. Fig., a stranger to a thing, i.e. ignorant, unskilled, inexperienced = ignarus: “ne in nostra patria peregrini atque advenae esse videamur,Cic. de Or. 1, 58, 249; cf.: “non hospites, sed peregrini atque advenae nominabamur,id. Agr. 2, 34 fin.; hence, poet. with gen.: “belli,Stat. Th. 8, 556.
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