Definition of naufragus
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LNS
naufragus, naufragī
naufragus
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. a shipwrecked person
Abbreviations
naufragus, a, um, adj. navis-frango, that suffers shipwreck, shipwrecked, wrecked. Lit. (class.): Marium Africa devicta expulsum et naufragum vidit, Cic. Pis. 19, 43: corpora, Verg. G. 3, 542: puppis, Ov. H. 2, 16: mulier, Tac. A. 14, 11.

— Subst.: naufragus, i, m., a shipwrecked person: naufragus natans, Cic. Inv. 2, 51, 153: dare naufrago tabulam, Sen. Ben. 3, 9, 2: mersā rate naufragus assem Dum rogat, Juv. 14. 301.

— Poet., transf., that causes shipwreck, shipwrecking: mare, Hor. C. 1, 16, 10: unda, Tib. 2, 4, 10: monstra, Ov. F. 4, 500: tempestas, Val. Fl. 1, 584: Syrtis, Sil. 17, 635; cf. navifragus.

— Trop., ruined: naufragorum ejecta ac debilitata manus, Cic. Cat. 2, 11, 24: ut aliquis patrimonio naufragus, id. Sull. 14, 41.
 
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