Definition of nimbus
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LEM
nimbus, nimbī
NEB-
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. a rain-storm, pouring rain, thick shower
  2. a black rain-cloud, thunder-cloud
  3. a cloud, nimbus, cloudy splendor (around a god)
  4. a cloud, mass, throng
  5. [figuratively] a storm, tempest, calamity
Abbreviations
nimbus ī, m NEB-, a rain-storm, pouring rain, thick shower: terrere animos nimbis: densus, L.: ex omni nimbos demittere caelo, O.: toto sonuerunt aethere nimbi, storm-winds, V.

—A black rain-cloud, thunder-cloud: nimbūm nigror, Pac. ap. C.: involvere diem nimbi, V.

—A cloud, nimbus, cloudy splendor (around a god): nimbo succincta, V.

—A cloud, mass, throng: Respiciunt in nimbo volitare favillam, V.: fulvae harenae, V.: glandis, L.

—Fig., a storm, tempest, calamity: hunc nimbum transisse laetor.
 
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