Definition of flamen
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LNS
flāmen, flāminis
flo
πνεῦμα
noun (n., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. a blowing, blast
  2. a gale, breeze, wind
Abbreviations
flāmen, inis, n. flo, = πνεῦμα, a blowing, blast, esp. of wind (poet., most freq. in the plur.; cf.: ventus, flatus, flabra, spiritus, aura). Lit.: cur Berecynthiae Cessant flamina tibiae? Hor. C. 3, 19, 19; Nemes. Ecl. 1, 16: aquilo suo cum flamine, Enn. ap. Macr. S. 6, 2 (Ann. v. 424 ed. Vahl.): Borea, surdas flamine tunde fores, Ov. Am. 1, 6, 54: venti, Lucr. 1, 290: Cauri, id. 6, 135; cf. Verg. A. 10, 97.

— Transf., concr., a gale, breeze, wind: ferunt sua flamina classem, Verg. A. 5, 832; Ov. F. 3, 599: flamina conticuere, jacet sine fluctibus aequor, Val. Fl. 3, 732.
 
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