Definition of lineamentum, liniamentum
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LNS
līneāmentum, līneāmentī
(līniāmentum, līniāmentī)
linea
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. a line or stroke, a mark, line
  2. A feature, lineament
  3. designs, drawings, delineations
  4. a feature, lineament
Abbreviations
līneāmentum (līniā-), i, n. linea, a line or stroke made with a pen, with chalk, etc., a mark, line. Lit.: in geometria lineamenta formae, etc., lines, Cic. de Or. 1, 41, 187: lineamentum, longitudinem latitudine carentem, id. Ac. 2, 36, 116.

— Transf. A feature, lineament: quae conformatio lineamentorum, Cic. N. D. 1, 18, 47: lineamenta hospitae, Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 36, § 89: lineamenta oris effingere, id. Div. 1, 13, 23: habitum oris lineamentaque intueri, Liv. 21, 4: corporis, id. 26, 41.

— In plur., of the works of artists, designs, drawings, delineations: adumbratorum deorum lineamenta, Cic. N. D. 1, 27, 75: operum lineamenta, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 44, § 98.

— Trop., a feature, lineament: animi lineamenta sunt pulchriora quam corporis, Cic. Fin. 3, 22, 75: numerus quasi quandam palaestram et extrema lineamenta orationi attulit, id. Or. 56, 186: Catonis lineamentis nihil nisi eorum pigmentorum, quae inventa nondum erant, florem et colorem defuisse, sketches, outlines, id. Brut. 87, 298.
 
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