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annŭus , a, um, adj. annus.
I. That lasts a year or continues through a year, of a year's duration: “penus,Plaut. Ps. 1, 2, 45: “tempus,Cic. Att. 6, 5: “provincia,id. Fam. 15, 14 fin.: “magistratus,Caes. B. G. 1, 16: “reges,Nep. Hann. 7, 4: “imperium,Tac. H. 3, 46 al.: “spatium,Hor. C. 4, 5, 11: “cultura,id. ib. 3, 24, 14: “annui victus,Plin. 7, 46, 47, § 151 et saep.—
II. That returns, recurs, or happens every year, yearly, annual.
A. Adj.: annuo in cursu, Att. ap. Non. p. 20, 28: “tempora,Lucr. 5, 618: “commutationes,changes of the seasons, Cic. Inv. 1, 34: “labor (agricolarum),Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 48: “plenitudo annuae messis,Vulg. Jer. 5, 24: “deponit flavas annua terra comas,Tib. 2, 1, 48: “annua magnae Sacra refer Cereri,Verg. G. 1, 338: “annuos reditus non dabunt,Vulg. 1 Esdr. 4, 13: “annuā vice,annually, Plin. 28, 8, 27, § 92: “annuis vicibus,id. 10, 20, 22, § 44 al.—Hence,
B. Subst.: annŭum , i, and more freq. in the plur.: annŭa , ōrum, n., an annuity, annual stipend, pension: “publici servi annua accipiunt,Plin. Ep. 10, 40; Suet. Vesp. 18; id. Tib. 50; id. Gram. 3, 23: “si cui annuum relictum fuerit,Dig. 33, 1, 14; 33, 1, 10.
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