Definition of Liguris
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LNS
Liguris, Liguris
Ligures
Mostly Plural
noun (m., 3rd pure I-stem declension)
  1. the Ligurians, an Italian people in
  2. Piedmont, Genoa
  3. Lucca
Abbreviations
Ligures, um, m., the Ligurians, an Italian people in Gallia Cisalpina, in the mod. Piedmont, Genoa, and Lucca: montani duri atque agrestes, Cic. Agr. 2, 35, 95; id. Brut. 73, 255; Plin. 3, 5, 7, § 47; Liv. 5, 35; 22, 33; 27, 39; Ov. M. 2, 370; Flor. 2, 3, 2 al.: Ligures omnes fallaces, Cato ap. Serv. Verg. A. 11, 701: terrae motus in Liguribus, i. e. in Liguria, Cic. Div. 1, 35, 78.

— Hence, Ligur and Ligus, uris, adj. comm., Ligurian; and subst., a Ligurian: Ligus iste, Cic. Sest. 31, 68: vane Ligus, Verg. A. 11, 715: tonse Ligur, Luc. 1, 442: femina Ligus, Tac. H. 2, 13: Ligus ora, Pers. 6, 6: securis, Cat. 16, 19.

— Li-gur or Ligus, a surname in the gens Aelia and Octavia, Cic. Clu. 26, 72; id. Att. 12, 23, 3.

— Liguria, ae, f., Liguria, a country of Cisalpine Gaul, Plin. 3, 5, 7. § 48; Tac. H. 2, 15; id. Agr. 7.

— Ligurīnus, a, um, adj., Ligurian: Ligurinae Alpes, Grat. Cyn. 510.

— Subst.: Ligurīnus, i, m., the name of a favorite of Horace, Hor. C. 4, 1, 33. To him is addressed C. 4, 10.

— Ligusticus (collat. form Liguscus, Varr. R. R. 1, 18, 6; 2, 5, 9; 3, 9, 17, acc. to the MSS.; cf. Etruscus), a, um, adj., = Λιγυστικός, Ligustine, Ligurian: ager, Varr. R. R. 1, 18, 6: mare, Plin. 3, 6, 10, § 75: ora, id. 3, 5, 7, § 47: saxa, Juv. 3, 257.

— Subst.: ligusticum, i, n., a plant indigenous to Liguria, lovage, Col. 12, 57, 5; Plin. 19, 8, 50, § 165; 20, 15, 60, § 168 (corrupted into Levisticum, Veg. Vet. 3, 52, 2).

— Ligustīnus, a, um, adj., = Λιγυστι-νός, Ligustine, Ligurian: montes, Liv. 34, 8: ager, id. 42, 4: scutum, id. 44, 35.

—Subst.: Ligustīni, ōrum, m., the Ligurians, Plin. 10, 24, 34, § 71.

— Ligustis, idis, adj., = Λιγυστίς, Ligurian: gente cretus in Ligustide, Sid. poet. Ep. 9, 15.
 
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