Definition of Liburnicus
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LNS
Liburnicus, Liburnica, Liburnicum
Liburnia
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. Liburnic, Liburnian
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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