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nĕmŏrōsus , a, um, adj. nemus,
I.full of woods, woody (poet. and in post-Aug. prose): “Zacynthos,Verg. A. 3, 270 (cf. ὑλήεσσα Ζάκυνθος, Hom. Il. 9, 24): “canes nemorosis montibus errant,Ov. A. A. 3, 427; Plin. Ep. 8, 8, 2: “juga,Juv. 3, 191: “convallis,Plin. 4, 8, 15, § 30: “hospitium,id. 35, 11, 38, § 121.—
II. Transf., full of foliage, bushy, shady: “cupressus nemorosā vertice,Plin. 12, 1, 5, § 9: “silvae,Ov. M. 10, 687: “nemorosi saxa Palati,id. F. 4, 815: “bracchia,Sil. 13, 595: “frondibus nemorosus,Vulg. Ezek. 31, 3.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 3.270
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 10.687
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 12.9
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 4.30
    • Pliny the Younger, Epistulae, 8.8.2
    • Ovid, Fasti, 4
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