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ălĭēnĭgĕna , ae, m. (also, ălĭēnĭgĕ-nus , a, um, adj.; cf. Prisc. p. 677 P., and advena) [alienus-gigno],
I.born in a foreign land; hence,
I. In gen., foreign, alien; and subst., a stranger, a foreigner, an alien.
B. Of things: “vino alienigenā utere,Gell. 2, 24; and with the adj. form: ălĭēnĭgĕnus , a, um: “pisces alienigeni,Col. 8, 16, 9: “fetus,id. 8, 5, 10: “semina,id. 3, 4, 1: “ALIENIGENVM CORPVS,Inscr. Orell. 5048: “ne alienigenae justitiae obliti videamur,Val. Max. 6, 5, 1 ext.: “exempla,id. 1, 5, 1 ext.: “studia,id. 2, 1 fin.: “sanguis,id. 6, 2, 1 ext.: “conversationis,Vulg. 2 Macc. 4, 13.—
II. In Lucr., produced from different materials, heterogeneous: “scire licet nobis venas et sanguen et ossa [et nervos alienigenis ex partibus esse],Lucr. 1, 860; 1, 865; 1, 869; 1, 874; 5, 880.
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