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Portūnus (less correctly Portum-nus ), i, m. portus,
I.the protecting god of harbors, also called Palaemon, Cic. N. D. 2, 26, 66; Ov. F. 6, 547; Verg. A. 5, 241 Serv.; Lact. 1, 21, 23; Inscr. Orell. 1585; Paul. ex Fest. p. 243.—Hence,
II. Portūnālis (Portumn- ), e, adj., of or belonging to Portunus, Portunal: flamen, Poët. ap. Fest. s. v. persillum, p. 217 Müll.—
2. Subst.: Portūnālĭa , ĭum, n., the festival of Portunus, celebrated annually on the 17th of August, Varr. L. L. 6, § 19 Müll.; Calend. ap. Inscr. Orell. 2, p. 396.
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    • Vergil, Aeneid, 5.241
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 2.26
    • Ovid, Fasti, 6
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