Definition of Favonianus
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LNS
Favōniānus, Favōniāna, Favōniānum
Favonius
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. of or belonging to a Favonius
  2. Favonian
Abbreviations
Favōnius, ii, m. faveo. The west wind, also called Zephyrus, which blew at the commencement of spring, and promoted vegetation, Sen. Q. N. 5, 16; Plin. 2, 47, 46, § 119; 16, 25, 39, § 93; 18, 34, 77, § 337; Plaut. Mil. 3, 1, 71; Varr. R. R. 1, 28, 2; Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 10, § 27; id. Ac. 2, 33, 105; Hor. C. 1, 4, 1 al.

— Deriv.: ‡ favōniālis, Ζεφύριος, Gloss. Philox.

— A Roman proper name. So esp. M. Favonius, a contemporary of Cicero and an imitator of M. Cato, whence he received the derisive sobriquet of simius Catonis, Cic. Att. 1, 14, 5; 2, 1, 9; 2, 4, 7; Val. Max. 2, 10; Suet. Aug. 13.

— Deriv.: Favōniānus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Favonius, Favonian: pira, Col. 5, 10, 18; Plin. 15, 15, 16, § 54.
 
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