Definition of dens
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Orthography ID = 1004235
1.
LEM
dēns, dentis
ED-
noun (m., 3rd pure I-stem declension)
  1. a tooth
  2. a tooth, point, spike, prong, tine, fluke
  3. [figuratively] a tooth
Abbreviations
dēns dentis, m ED-, a tooth: dentibus in ore constructis: eorum adversi acuti ... intimi, qui genuini vocantur, the front teeth ... grinders: puer, nondum omni dente renato, Iu.: dentīs exacuit sus, tusks, V.: viperei, O.: eburnei, elephants': Indi, the elephant's, O.: gemmae et dentes Indi, ivory, O.: Libycus, ivory, Pr.

—A tooth, point, spike, prong, tine, fluke: aratri, V.: perpetui (serrae), O.: insecti pectine dentes (i. e. insectus dentibus pecten), O.: tenax (ancorae), V.: curvus Saturni, the pruning-hook, V.

—Fig., a tooth: maligno dente carpunt, of hatred: invidus, H.: ater, H.: Theoninus, i. e. slanderous tongue, H.: tangere singula dente superbo, aristocratic daintiness, H.: dentes aevi, O.
 
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