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īnferus adj. with comp. (see īnferior) and sup. (see īnfimus and īmus)

cf. infra, below, beneath, underneath, lower: ut omnia supera, infera, videremus: mare, the Tuscan Sea.—As subst n.: navigatio infero, upon the Tuscan Sea (opp. superum, the Adriatic).—Underground, of the lower world: di, T.: ad inferos (deos) pervenisse.—Plur m. as subst, the dead, shades, inhabitants of the lower world: apud inferos: ab inferis exsistere, to rise from the dead, L.: ab inferis excitandus, to be raised from the dead: ad inferos poenas luere, in the infernal regions: nec ab inferis mortuos excitabit, i. e. speak in the persons of the dead.

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