Definition of aerius, aereus
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Orthography ID = 2001586
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LNS
āerius, āeria, āerium
(āereus, āerea, āereum)
aerius, aereus
ἀέριος.
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. Pertaining to the air, aerial
  2. Rising aloft, airy, high
  3. aetherio
  4. airy, quickly flying away, vain, fleeting, transitory
Abbreviations
āerius (quadrisyl.), more rar. āere-us, a, um, adj., = ἀέριος. Pertaining to the air, aerial (a poet. word, which Cic. uses only in higher flights of speech): volucres, Lucr. 5, 825; Cic. Univ. 10: volatus avium atque cantus, id. Top. 20: aerias vias carpere, their way in the air, Ov. A. A. 2, 44: aerias tentasse domos, the heavens, * Hor. C. 1, 28, 5 al.

—Hence aerium mel, because the bee was believed to collect its honey from falling dew, Verg. G. 4, 1.

— Rising aloft, airy, high.

—So esp. of mountains: Alpes, Verg. G. 3, 474; Ov. M. 2, 226: aerio vertice Taurus, Tib. 1, 7, 15 (aetherio, Mull.): cacumen, Cat. 64, 240 al.

—Of trees: quercus, Verg. A. 3, 680: ulmus, id. E. 1, 59.

—Of other things: arces, Verg. A. 3, 291: (capra) cornibus aeriis, Ov. F. 5, 119.

—* Aeria spes, airy, i. e. quickly flying away, vain, fleeting, transitory, Arn. 2, p. 86.
 
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