Definition of naturalis
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LNS
nātūrālis, nātūrāle
natura
adjective (3rd 2-termination)
  1. natural
  2. By birth, one's own
  3. Of or belonging to the nature of things, produced by or agreeable to nature, natural
Abbreviations
nātūrālis, e, adj. natura, natural, i. e., By birth, one's own: naturalis pater, opp. to adoptive father, Cic. Phil. 3, 6, 15: in adoptionem dato redire in familiam liceat, si pater naturalis sine liberis decesserit, Quint. 3, 6, 96: filius ( = κατὰ φύσιν υίός), Liv. 42, 52: Pauli nepos, id. 44, 44; Suet. Tib. 52; Gai. Inst. 2, 137; 3, 31: qui in avi sui naturalis potestate est, Dig. 37, 8, 1, § 2; also, natural, illegitimate ( = nothus), Dig. 40, 5, 40; 36, 1, 80, § 2; Aug. Conf. 6, 12; Inscr. Grut. 945, 3.

— Of or belonging to the nature of things, produced by or agreeable to nature, natural: naturale est alicui, it is natural to one, it is his innate quality, Plin. 11, 37. 54, § 144: historia, id. praef. § 1: motus naturalis, Cic. Fin. 1, 6, 19: societas, id. Off. 1, 16, 50: lex, id. N. D. 1, 14, 36: notio naturalis atque insita in animis nostris, id. Fin. 1, 9, 31: naturalis, non fucatus nitor, id. Brut. 9, 36: bonum, id. Cael. 5, 11: dies, a natural day, i. e. from sunrise to sunset, opp. to the dies civilis, Censor. de Die Nat. 23; v. civilis: mors, a natural, not a violent death, Plin. 7, 53, 54, § 180 (for the class. mors necessaria, Cic. Mil. 7, 16): naturales exitus, the anus, Col. 6, 30, 8: naturalia desideria, the serual impulse, id. 6, 24, 2; 6, 27, 7: loca naturalia, the sexual parts of men and animals, Cels. 1, p. 11 Milligan.

—As subst.: nātūrāle, is, n., the private parts: sanguinis pars per naturale descendit, Cels. 5, 26, 13; 7, 26, 1 al.

—More freq. plur., nātūrālia, ium, n., in same sense, Cels. 4, 21 init.; 5, 20, 4; 6, 18, 2 al.; Col. 6, 27, 10; Just. 1, 4, 2.

— Of or concerning nature, natural: naturales quaestiones, Cic. Part. 18, 64: historia, Plin. H. N. praef. § 1: philosophia, Isid. Orig. 2, 24, 12.

— Opp. to fictitious, natural, real: philosophi duos Joves fecerunt, unum naturalem, alterum fabulosum, Lact. 1, 11.

—Hence, adv.: nātūrāliter, naturally, conformably to nature, by nature: nec vero umquam animus hominis naturaliter divinat, Cic. Div. 1, 50, 113: alacritas naturaliter innata, Caes. B. C. 3, 92: inter naturaliter dissimillimos, Vell. 2, 60, 5; Plin. 11, 37, 47, § 130: profluere (urinam), Cels. 7, 26, 1; Hirt. B. Alex. 8: est aliquid in omni materiā naturaliter primum, Quint. 3, 8, 6.
 
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