Definition of candidus
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LEM
candidus, candida, candidum
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. shining white, clear, bright
  2. splendid, fair, beautiful, comely
  3. [in poetry] of the winds
  4. clothed in white
  5. [figuratively] unblemished, pure, guileless, honest, upright, sincere, fair, candid, frank, open
  6. happy, fortunate, prosperous
Abbreviations
candidus adj. with comp. candeo, shining white, clear, bright: luna, V.: stellae, H.: Taurus (the constellation), V.: Daphnis, V.: Cupido, Ct.: avis, i. e. the stork, V.: candidior cygnis, V.: agnus, Tb.: equi, Ta.: altā nive candidum Soracte, H.: nive candidiores equi, O.: pōpulus, the white or silver poplar, V.: lilia, V.: folium nivei ligustri, O.: tentoria, O.: vestis, L.

—Prov.: Candida de nigris facere, to make black white, O.: nigrum in candida vertere, Iu.

— Splendid, fair, beautiful, comely: Dido, V.: puer, H.: puella, Ct.: cervix, H.: ora, O.

—Poet., of the winds: Favonii, clearing, H.

—Clothed in white: pompa, O.: Candida sententia, i. e. a white stone counted for acquittal, O.

— Fig., unblemished, pure, guileless, honest, upright, sincere, fair, candid, frank, open: iudex, H.: Maecenas, H.: ingenium, H.

— Happy, fortunate, prosperous: fata, Tb.: dies, O.

— Of discourse, clear, perspicuous, artless: genus dicendi.
 
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