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Nŏmăs , ădis, comm., = Νομάς (pasturing flocks); in plur. Nŏmădes ,
I.pastoral people that wander about with their flocks, Nomads, Plin. 5, 3, 2, § 22.—Hence,
II. In partic., the (wandering) Numidians, Verg. A. 4, 320; cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 173 Müll.—In sing. collect., a Numidian, Sil. 5, 194.—In fem.: “Nomas versuta,a Numidian fortune-teller, Prop. 4 (5), 7, 37.—Hence,
B. Transf.: Nŏmas , ădis, f., Numidia, Mart. 8, 55, 8; 9, 75, 8.
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