Definition of Allifanus
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Orthography ID = 2002373
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LNS
Allīfānus, Allīfānī
Allifani
Mostly Plural
noun (., 2nd declension)
  1. the inhabitants of Allifae
Abbreviations
Allīfae (Alīphae, Allīphae), ārum, also Alīfa, ae, f., = Ἄλλιφαι, a town of Samnium, in a pleasant valley, near the left bank of the Vulturnus, early colonized by the Romans, now Alife: Tria oppida in potestatem venerunt, Allifae, Callifae, Rubrium, Liv. 8, 25; 9, 42; 9, 38; 22, 18; cf. Mann. Ital. 1, 789.

—Hence, Allīfānus (Alīph-), a, um, adj., of or pertaining to Allifae: ager Allifanus, Cic. Agr. 2, 25: vinum (in high estimation among the Romans), Sil. 12, 526.

—Allīfāni, ōrum, m. (sc. calices), or Allīfāna, ōrum, n. (sc. pocula), large-sized drinking-cups made there, Hor. S. 2, 8, 39.

Allīfāni, ōrum, the inhabitants of Allifae, Plin. 3, 5, 9, § 63.
 
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