Definition of frons
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Orthography ID = 1006525
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LEM
frōns, frontis
noun (f., 3rd pure I-stem declension)
  1. the forehead, brow, front
  2. the brow, front, countenance, expression, face, look
  3. the forepart, front, faade, van, face
  4. [figuratively] the outside, exterior, external quality, appearance
Abbreviations
frōns frontis, f the forehead, brow, front: frontem contrahere, to knit: Exporge frontem, T.: explicare, H.: ut frontem ferias, smile: ferro inter tempora frontem Dividit, V.: tenuis, a low forehead, H.: (bovis) a mediā fronte, etc., Cs.: ovis, O.: frons turgida cornibus, H.

—The brow, front, countenance, expression, face, look: ex voltu et fronte amorem perspicere: verissimā fronte dicere, truthful: reliquiae pristinae frontis: laeta, V.: urbana, H.: durior, shameless, Iu.: salvā fronte, without shame, Iu.: tabella quae frontīs aperit hominum, mentīs tegit.

—The forepart, front, faade, van, face: castrorum, Cs.: ianuae, O.: tabernae, Ct.: scaena ut versis discedat frontibus, V.: cohortīs, S.: unā fronte castra muniunt, only in front, Cs.: recta, the centre (of an army), L.: prima, L.: dextra, Ta.: aequā fronte ad pugnam procedebat, L.: Mille pedes in fronte, breadth, H.: inpulsa frons prima, vanguard, L.: superasse tantum itineris pulchrum ac decorum in frontem, i. e. favorable for an advance, Ta.: Fronte sub adversā scopulis pendentibus antrum, V.: a tergo, fronte, lateribus tenebitur, in front: a fronte atque ab utroque latere, Cs.: frontes geminae, i. e. the ends (of a rolled manuscript), Tb., O.: nigra, O.

—Fig., the outside, exterior, external quality, appearance: Scauro studet, sed utrum fronte an mente, dubitatur: decipit Frons prima multos, Ph.
 
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