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fōrma ae, f

a form, contour, figure, shape, appearance, looks: homines inter se formā similes: liberalis: eximia pueri: virgines formā excellentes, L.: formā praestante puellae, O.: formae litterarum: muralium falcium, Cs.: forma et situs agri, H.: formae, quas in pulvere descripserat, L.: clarissimorum virorum formae, figures: igneae formae, appearances: forma nostra reliquaque figura, countenance: formae deorum, i. e. the gods, O.: ursi Ac formae magnorum luporum, V.—A fine form, beauty: formae mores consimiles, T.: formae gloria, S.: Di tibi formam dederant, H.: formarum spectator, of beauties, T.: potens, a beauty, Pr.— An outline, plan, design, sketch: cum formam viderim, quale aedificium futurum sit, scire possum.— A model, pattern, stamp: pecuniae, Ta.: Si scalpra et formas non sutor (emat), lasts, H.—Fig., shape, form, nature, manner, kind: totius rei p.: quasi formae dicendi: forma et species tyranni: redacta in formam provinciae, condition, Ta.: scelerum formae, V.—In philos., a sort, kind: Genus et formam definire: eius (generis) duae formae.

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