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umbra ae, f

a shade, shadow: terrae: colles . . . adferunt umbram vallibus: noctis se condidit umbris, V.: pampineae, of vines, V.: Falce premes umbram, i. e. prune the foliage, V.—Prov.: qui umbras timet, is afraid of shadows.—A shaded place, place protected from the sun, shade: Umbra loco deerat, i. e. trees, O.: Pompeiā spatiere sub umbrā, in the Pompeian portico, O.: vacuā tonsoris in umbrā, in the cool barber's shop, H.: rhetorica, i. e. the rhetorician's school, Iu.—In painting, a dark place, shade, shadow: quam multa vident pictores in umbris et in eminentiā.—Of the dead, a shade, ghost: Pulvis et umbra sumus, H.: Cornea (porta), quā veris facilis datur exitus umbris, V.: Umbrarum rex, i. e. Pluto, O.: matris agitabitur umbris, O.—A shadow, attendant, companion: cum Servilio Vibidius, quas Maecenas adduxerat umbras, H.—A grayling, umber (a fish): corporis umbrae Liventis, O.—Fig., a shadow, trace, image, appearance, outline, semblance, pretence, pretext: civitatis: umbras falsae gloriae consectari: umbrae hominum, fame frigore evecti, L.: Mendax pietatis, O.—A shelter, cover, protection: umbra et recessus: sub umbrā vestri auxilii latere, L.—Rest, leisure: docere in umbrā atque otio: ignava Veneris, O.: cedat umbra soli, i. e. repose to exertion.

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