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Quĭrīnus , a, um, adj. 1. Quirinus, I.,
I.of or belonging to Quirinus, i. e. Romulus, Quirinal (poet.): “spolia ex umeris Quirinis (al. Quirini),Prop. 4 (5), 10, 11.collis,” i. e. the Quirinal, Ov. M. 14, 836.—Hence, as subst.: Quĭrīna , q. v.—And hence, perh., subst., the poet. appellation Quirinus, given to Augustus and Antony, cited under 1. Quirinus.
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