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penna ae, f

PET-, a feather, plume (on a bird; often confounded with pinna): pennarum taurum nitor, Ph.: maduere graves aspergine pennae, O.Plur, a wing : quatere in aëre, O.: pennis coruscant, V. (al. pinnis).— A feather (on an arrow): per iugulum pennis tenus acta sagitta est, O.: felicibus edita pennis, i. e. with a happy omen from the flight of birds , Pr.—Sing collect., the wings : Penna latus vestit, O.

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