Definition of Maurus
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Orthography ID = 2035023
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LNS
Maurus, Maura, Maurum
Maurus
Μαῦρος
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. of or belonging to the Moors, Moorish, Mauritanian
  2. African
Abbreviations
Mauri, ōrum, m. (Μαῦροι), the Moors, Mauritanians, the inhabitants of Mauritania: proxime Hispaniam Mauri sunt, Sall. J. 18, 10 sqq.; Plin. 5, 2, 1, § 17; 13, 15, 29, § 91; Liv. 21, 22, 3; Mel. 1, 4, 4.

—In sing.: Maurus, i, m., a Moor, Juv. 11, 125; Luc. 4, 678.

—Hence, Maurus, a, um, adj., = Μαῦρος, of or belonging to the Moors, Moorish, Mauritanian; also poet. for African: Maurae manus, i. e. Poenorum arma, Ov. F. 6, 213: angues, Hor. C. 3, 10, 18: jacula, id. ib. 1, 22, 2: Oceanus, Juv. 10, 148: unda, i. e. mare Africum, Hor. C. 2, 6, 3: silvae filia Maurae, i. e. e citro facta, Mart. 14, 90, 1: postes, i. e. citrini, Stat. S. 1, 3, 35.

— Mauricus, a, um, adj., Moorish: Maurica planta, Coripp. Joann. 2, 137.

—Subst.: Mauricus, i, m., a Roman surname, Mart. 5, 28, 5.

—Adv.: Mau-ricē, like a Moor, Varr. ap. Gell. 2, 25, 8.

— And Mauricātim, as or like a Moor: Mauricatim scire, Laber. ap. Charis. p. 184 P. (Com. Rel. v. 16 Rib.).

— Maurītā-nia (Maurēt-), ae, f., = Μαυριτανία, a country of Africa, on the Mediterranean, between the Atlantic Ocean and Numidia, the modern Fez and Morocco; having been divided into M. Caesariensis and Tingitana, it was called also in the plur. Mauritaniae, Caes. B. C. 1, 6; 39; Cic. Sull. 20, 56; Tac. H. 1, 11; 2, 58; 59; Plin. 5, 1, 1, § 2.

— Hence, Maurītānicus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Mauritania: exercitus, on a coin of Hadrian, in Eckhel. D. N. V. t. 6, p. 498.

— Maurūsia, ae, f., = Μαυρουσία, the Greek name of Mauritania, Vitr. 8, 2, 6.

—Hence, Maurūsiacus, a, um, adj., Moorish, Mauritanian: citrus, Mart. 12, 66, 6.

— Maurūsius, a, um, adj., = Μαυρούσιος, Maurusian, Mauritanian, African: gens, Verg. A. 4, 206: pubes, Sil. 11, 414.

—Subst.: Maurūsii, ōrum, m., the Mauritanians, Liv. 24, 49.
 
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