Definition of abavus
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LNS
abavus, abavī
ab, avus
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. Great-greatgrandfather
  2. quartus pater
  3. forefather, ancestor
Abbreviations
ab-avus, i, m. (=avi avus, cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 13 Mūll.) Great-greatgrandfather, Plaut. Mil. 2, 4, 20; Cic. Brut. 58, 213; id. Har. Resp. 11, 22; 11, 38 (B. and K.); Dig. 38, 10, 1, § G; 10, § 15; called by Vergil quartus pater, A. 10, 619.

— In gen., forefather, ancestor, Plin. 18, 6, 8, § 37; Sen. Clem. 1,10.
 
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