Definition of adultera
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LNS
adultera, adulterae
alter, acc. to Fest.: adulter et adultera dicuntur, quia et ille ad alteram et haec ad alterum se conferunt, p. 22 Mull.
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. one who approaches another, an adulterer or adulteress
  2. a paramour
  3. a counterfeiter or adulterator of coin
Abbreviations
ad-ulter, eri, m., and adultera, ae, f. alter, acc. to Fest.: adulter et adultera dicuntur, quia et ille ad alteram et haec ad alterum se conferunt, p. 22 Mull., orig. one who approaches another (from unlawful or criminal love), an adulterer or adulteress (as an adj. also, but only in the poets). Prop.: quis ganeo, quis nepos, quis adulter, quae mulier infamis, etc., Cic. Cat. 2, 4: sororis adulter Clodius, id. Sest. 39; so id. Fin. 2, 9; Ov. H. 20, 8; Tac. A. 3, 24; Vulg. Deut. 22, 22: adultera, Hor. C. 3, 3, 25; Ov. M. 10, 347; Quint. 5, 10, 104; Suet. Calig. 24; Vulg. Deut. 22, 22; and with mulier: via mulieris adulterae, ib. Prov. 30, 20; ib. Ezech. 16, 32.

—Also of animals: adulter, Grat. Cyneg. 164; Claud. Cons. Mall. Theod. 304: adultera, Plin. 8, 16, 17, ยง 43.

—Poet. in gen. of unlawful love, without the access. idea of adultery, a paramour: Danaen munierant satis nocturnis ab adulteris, Hor. C. 3, 16, 1 sq.; so id. ib. 1, 36, 19; Ov. Ib. 338.

— Adulter solidorum, i. e. monetae, a counterfeiter or adulterator of coin, Const. 5, Cod. Th.

— The offspring of unlawful love: nothus, a bastard (eccl.): adulteri et non filii estis, Vulg. Heb. 12, 8.
 
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