Definition of alipes
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Orthography ID = 2002261
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LNS
ālipēs, ālipedis
alapes
adjective (3rd 1-termination)
  1. with wings on the feet, wing-footed
  2. the horses in the chariot of the Sun
  3. swift, fleet, quick
Abbreviations
ālipēs, edis, adj. (abl. alipedi, Val. Fl. 5, 612, like aliti from ales) [ala-pes] (poet. and rare; never in Hor.). Lit., with wings on the feet, wing-footed.

—As an epithet of Mercury: sacra alipedis dei, Ov. F. 5, 100; id. M. 11, 312; also simply Alipes for Mercurius: mactatur vacca Minervae, Alipedi vitulus, id. ib. 4, 754.

—So of the horses in the chariot of the Sun, Ov. M. 2, 48.

— Hence, Transf., swift, fleet, quick (cf. ales, I.): cervi, * Lucr 6, 766; equi, Verg. A. 12, 484; also alipes, absol. for equus, id. ib. 7, 277: alipedi curru, Val. Fl. 5, 612; Sil. 7, 700.
 
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