Definition of nigrans, nigrans
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1.
LNS
nīgrans, nīgrantis
(nigrans, nigrantis)
nigro
adjective (3rd 1-termination)
  1. P. a., black, dark-colored, dusky
Abbreviations
nī^gro, āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. and a. [id.]. Neutr., to be black: ea, quae nigrant nigro de semine nata, Lucr. 2, 733.

— Act., to make black, to blacken. Lit.: mgrāsset sibi planctu lacertos, Stat. S. 2, 6, 83.

— Trop., to make dark, to darken: nigrati ignorantiae tenebris, Tert. adv. Marc. 4, 8.

Hence, nī^grans, antis, P. a., black, dark-colored, dusky: nigrantia boum cornua, Varr R. R. 2, 5: nigrantes terga juvenci, Verg. A. 5, 97: nigrantes alae, Ov. M. 2, 535: nigrantes domos ammarum intrāsse silentūm, Prop. 3, 12, 33 (4, 11, 33): nigrante profundo, the sea, Sil. 17, 258: litora, Val. Fl. 4, 697: aegis, i. e. that produces clouds, Verg. A. 8, 353.
 
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