Definition of fretum
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Orthography ID = 1006511
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LEM
fretum, fretī
FVR-
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. a strait, sound, channel
  2. the sea
  3. [figuratively] a strait, narrow sea
  4. a gulf, abyss
Abbreviations
fretum ī, n (abl. also fretū, m, C.) FVR-, a strait, sound, channel: fretorum angustiae: freta inter currentia turres, H.: in freto Oceani, narrow sea, Ta.: Siciliense, the Strait of Messina: Siciliae, Cs.: ab Italiā freto diiunctus: actus freto Neptunius Dux (sc. Siciliae), H.: fretum nostri maris et Oceani, i. e. the Strait of Gibraltar, S.

—The sea: fretum puppe secare, O.

—Plur: In freta dum fluvii current, V.: fretis acrior Hadriae, H.

—Fig., a strait, narrow sea: perangusto fretu divisa iura.

—A gulf, abyss: in illo aeris alieni tamquam fretu.
 
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