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virtūs ūtis, f

vir, manliness, manhood, strength, vigor, bravery, courage, excellence: virtus clara aeternaque habetur, S.: animi . . . corporis: virtutes continentiae, gravitatis, iustitiae, fidei: oratoris vis divina virtusque.—In war, courage, valor, bravery, gallantry, fortitude: Gallos virtute praecedere, Cs.: militum: Scipiadae, H.Goodness, moral perfection, high character, virtue: est autem virtus nihil aliud nisi perfecta et ad summum perducta natura: cum omnes rectae animi adfectiones virtutes appellentur.—Person., as a goddess, Virtue: Virtutis templum, L., Iu.Goodness, worth, merit, value, strength: nam nec arboris, nec equi virtus in opinione sita est, sed in naturā: navium, L.: Herbarum, O.

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