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vēlĭvŏlus , a, um, adj. id.,
I.sail-flying, winged with sails, a poet. epithet of a ship: naves, Enn. ap. Macr. S. 6, 5 (Ann. v. 381, and Trag. v. 111 Vahl.); Ov. P. 4, 5, 42.—Absol.: “mare velivolis florebat puppibus,” i. e. with ships, Lucr. 5, 1442 (1440).—Transf., an epithet of the sea: maria alta velivola, Liv. And. ap. Macr. S. 6, 5: “mare,Verg. A. 1, 224; Ov. P. 4, 16, 21.
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    • Vergil, Aeneid, 1.224
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 5.1442
    • Ovid, Ex Ponto, 4.16
    • Ovid, Ex Ponto, 4.5
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