I.of or belonging to a rope (post-class.): “equus, i. q. funalisequus,” an extra horse, trace-horse, Isid. Orig. 18, 35, 2.—
II.Subst.: Fūnā-rĭus , ii, m., a surname of Gratianus, father of the emperor Valentinianus (so called from his bodily strength, because five men could not drag a rope out of his hands), Aur. Vict. Epit. 45; Amm. 30, 7, 2.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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