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virīlis e, adj.

vir, of a man, like a man, manly, masculine, virile: stirps fratris, male, L.: voltus, O.: coetus, of men, O.: flamma, a man's love, O.Manly, full-grown, mature: partes, the characters of full-grown men, H.: toga, the garb of manhood (assumed at the age of sixteen).—In phrases with pars or portio: mea pars virilis, my duty: plus quam pars virilis postulat, my proper share: cum illius gloriae pars virilis apud omnīs milites sit, etc., i. e. each soldier has his share, L.: pro virili parte defendere, i. e. to the exlent of their power: plus quam pro virili parte obligatus, i. e. yet more than others: pro virili portione, Ta.; cf. chorus officium virile Defendat, H.Worthy of a man, manly, bold, spirited, noble: facere, quod parum virile videatur: laterum inflexio: ingenium, S.: ratio atque sententia.

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