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turrĭger , gĕra. gĕrum. adj. turris-gero,
I.turret-bearing, turreted.
I. In gen. (poet. and in post-Aug. prose): “umeri elephantorum,Plin. 11, 2, 1, § 4: “ferae moles,Sil. 9, 560: “urbes,Verg. A. 10, 253: “ripae, Claud. Cons. Prob. et Olybr. 229: Antemnae,Verg. A. 7, 631: “carinae,Luc. 3, 514; 4, 226.—Of a city: “patriae imago turrigero canos effundens vertice crines,Luc. 1, 188.—
II. Tur-rĭgĕra , ae, adj. f., turret - crowned, turreled, an epithet of Cybele, who was represented with a crown of turrets (personifying the earth and its cities): “Cybele,Ov. F. 6, 321: “dea,id. ib. 4, 224: “Ops,id. Tr. 2, 24.
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