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ăd-uncus , a, um, adj.,
I.bent in the manner of a hook, hooked: nasus, a hooked or aquiline nose, * Ter. Heaut. 5, 5, 18 (on the contr. reduncus nasus, a snub or turned-up nose): serrula adunca ex omni parte dentium et tortuosa, Cic. Clu. 48: “corpuscula curvata et quasi adunca,id. N. D. 1, 24: “ungues,id. Tusc. 2, 10: “baculum aduncum tenens, quem lituum appellaverunt,Liv. 1, 18: “aliis cornua adunca, aliis redunca,Plin. 11, 37, 45, § 125.—Poet.: “magni praepes adunca Jovis,” i. e. the eagle, Ov. F. 6, 196.—Comp., sup., and adv. not used.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Cicero, For Aulus Cluentius, 48
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 11.125
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 1, 18
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 1.24
    • Cicero, Tusculanae Disputationes, 2.10
    • Ovid, Fasti, 6
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