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per-nox , noctis, adj.,
I.continuing through the night, that lasts all night (not ante-Aug.): “(bos) jacet pernox instrato cubili,Verg. G. 3, 230: “luna pernox erat,was up all night, was at her full, Liv. 5, 28, 10; 21, 49, 9; 32, 11, 9; cf.: “addit et exceptas lunā pernocte pruinas,by the light of the full moon, Ov. M. 7, 268; and: “luna alias pernox, alias sera, etc.,Plin. 2, 9, 6, § 42: “stare pertinaci statu perdius atque pernox,Gell. 2, 1, 2: “luditur alea pernox,Juv. 8, 10.
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