Definition of fordus
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LNS
fordus, forda, fordum
fero
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. with young, pregnant
Abbreviations
fordus, a, um (archaic form hordus, v. in the foll.), adj. fero, with young, pregnant: fordicidia a fordis bubus: bos forda quae fert in ventre, etc., Varr. L. L. 6, ยง 15 Mull.; cf.: fordicidiis boves fordae id est gravidae immolabantur, Paul. ex Fest. p. 83 Mull.; and: tertia post Veneris cum lux surrexerit Idus. Pontifices, forda sacra litate bove. Forda ferens bos est fecundaque, dicta ferendo, Ov. F. 4, 630 sq.

—Subst.: forda, ae, f., a cow that is with calf: Col. 6, 24, 3; Ov. F. 4, 631.

—Archaic form: horda praegnans, unde dies, quo gravidae hostiae immolabantur, hordicidia, Paul. ex Fest. p. 102 Mull.
 
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