Definition of natrix, natrix
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LNS
nātrix, nātrīcis
(natrix, natrīcis)
no
noun (c., 3rd declension)
  1. A water-snake
  2. a whip, scourge
  3. A plant
Abbreviations
nā^trix, īcis (once m.: natrix violator aquae, Luc. 9, 720; usually), f. no. A water-snake: cur deus tantam vim natricum viperarumque fecerit? Cic. Ac. 2, 38, 120.

— Trop., of a dangerous person: se natricem educare, Suet. Calig. 11.

— Transf., a whip, scourge, made of a watersnake's skin: natibu' natricem impressit crassam et capitatam, Lucil. ap. Non. 65, 30.

— A plant: Ononis natrix, Linn.; Plin. 27, 12, 83, ยง 107.
 
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