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avis is (abl. avī or ave), f

3 AV-, a bird: cantūs avium: Velatur avibus, i. e. clothed with feathers, O.Collect.: candida venit avis, the birds, V.—Meton., since omens were taken from birds, a sign, omen, portent: malā ducis avi, H.: Ite bonis avibus, O.: secundis avibus, L.

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