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oestrus , i, m., = οἶστρος.
II. Transf., frenzy of a prophet or poet, inspiration, enthusiasm (in post-Aug. poets), Stat. Th. 1, 32; Nemes. Cyneg. 3; Juv. 4, 123; cf.: oestrum furor Graeco vocabulo, Paul. ex Fest. p. 195 Müll.
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    • Vergil, Georgics, 3.148
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 11.47
    • Statius, Thebias, 1
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