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lībāmen , ĭnis, n. libo,
I.that which is poured out in offerings to the gods, a drinkoffering, libation (poet. for libamentum), Ov. F. 3, 733: “pingui cumulat libamine flammam,Val. Fl. 1, 204: “setas Ignibus imponit, libamina prima,the hairs offered as a beginning of the sacrifice, Verg. A. 6, 246.—So (eccl. Lat.) of the Mosaic drinkofferings: “vinum libaminum bibere,Vulg. Deut. 32, 38; id. 1 Par. 29, 21.—
B. Transf., that which is thrown upon a funeral pile, an offering, Stat. Th. 6, 224.—
II. Trop., the first enjoyment of a thing: “tu nova servatae capies: libamina famae,Ov. H. 4, 27.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Old Testament, Deuteronomy, 32.38
    • Old Testament, 1 Chronicles, 29.21
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 6.246
    • C. Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, 1.204
    • Statius, Thebias, 6
    • Ovid, Fasti, 3
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