Definition of antenna, antemna
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Orthography ID = 2003398
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LNS
antenna, antennae
(antemna, antemnae)
ἀνατείνω, akin to ἀνατείνω, acc. to Doed.
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a sail-yard
Abbreviations
antenna (also antemna), ae, f. akin to ἀνατείνω, acc. to Doed., a sail-yard: funes, qui antemnas ad malos destinabant, Caes. B. G. 3, 14: malis antemnisque de nave in navem trajectis, Liv. 30, 10 Weissenb.: antemnae gemunt, * Hor. C. 1, 14, 6: Effugit hibernas demissa antemna procellas, Ov. Tr. 3, 4, 9: cornua velatarum antemnarum, the ends of the sail-yards covered with the sails, Verg. A. 3, 549.

—As pars pro toto = velum: pinus ... antemnis apta ferendis, Ov. M. 13, 783.
 
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