Definition of aethra
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Orthography ID = 2001692
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LNS
aethra, aethrae
v. aestas
αἴθρα
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. the upper, pure air, the bright, clear, serene sky
  2. the sky, air, heavens
Abbreviations
aethra, ae, f., = αἴθρα [v. aestas], the upper, pure air, the bright, clear, serene sky: aetheris splendor, qui sereno caelo conspicitur, Serv. ad Verg. A. 3, 585 (poet.): flammea, Jul. ap. Macr. 6, 4 (Trag. Rel. p. 228 Rib.): siderea, Verg. A. 3, 585.

— Transf., like aether, the sky, air, heavens: surgere in aethram, Lucr. 6, 467: volans rubrā ales in aethrā, Verg. A. 12, 247; so Sil. 4, 103; Stat. S. 1, 2, 135 al. (but in Cic. N. D. 2, 15, 42, the correct read. is aethere, B. and K.).
 
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