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lānĕus , a, um, adj. id.,
I.woollen, of wool.
I. Lit.: “pallium,Cic. N. D. 3, 34, 83: “culcita ob oculos,Plaut. Mil. 4, 4, 42: “infula,Verg. G. 3, 487: thorax subuculae, Suet. Aug. 82: “coma flaminis,” i. e. his woollen fillet, Stat. S. 5, 3, 183: effigies, little woollen figures which were distributed at the Compitalia, acc. to Paul. ex Fest. p. 121 Müll.— “Prov.: dii irati laneos pedes habent,” i. e. the vengeance of the gods comes unperceived, Macr. S. 1, 8, 5; Petr. 44, v. 789.—
II. Transf.
A. Covered with a woolly sub stance, downy; of fruits: “pira corio laneo,Plin. 15, 15, 16, § 55 (Jahn et Corrolana).—
B. Soft like wool, woolly: “lupus,a kind of fish, Mart. 13, 89, 1: “latusculum,Cat. 25, 10.
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