Definition of Liburnus
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Orthography ID = 2032794
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LNS
Liburnus, Liburnī
Liburni
Mostly Plural
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. the Liburnians, an Illyrian people, between Istria and Dalmatia
  2. Croatia
Abbreviations
Liburni, ōrum, m., the Liburnians, an Illyrian people, between Istria and Dalmatia, in the mod. Croatia, Mel. 2, 3, 12 and 13; Liv. 10, 2: regna Liburnorum, Verg. A. 1, 244.

—In sing.: Liburnus, i, m., a Liburnian; esp., a Liburnian slave, such as were used in Rome as sedan-bearers, Juv. 3, 239; 4, 75.

— Hence, Liburnus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to the Liburnians, Liburnian: terrae, Luc. 8, 38: rostra, Liburnian ships, Prop. 3, 9 (4, 10), 44.

—Hence, Subst.: Liburna, ae, f., a light, fast-sailing vessel, a Liburnian galley, a brigantine, Caes. B. C. 3, 9; Hor. C. 1, 37, 30; id. Epod. 1, 1; Sil. 13, 240; Luc. 3, 534; Tac. G. 9.

— Libur-nia, ae, f., the country of Liburnia, Plin. 3, 22, 26, § 141; 8, 48, 73, § 191.

— Li-burnicus, a, um, adj., Liburnic, Liburnian: Liburnicae insulae, Plin. 3, 25, 30, § 152: oleum, Pall. 12, 18.

—Hence, Subst.: Liburnica, ae, f., like Liburna, a fast-sailing vessel, a brigantine: parte Liburnicarum demersa, Suet. Aug. 17; id. Calig. 37; Plin. 10, 23, 32, § 63.
 
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