Definition of Nocturnus
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LNS
Nocturnus, Nocturnī
nocturnus
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. the god of Night
Abbreviations
nocturnus, a, um, adj. from the adv. noctu, analog. to diurnus from diu, of or belonging to the night, nocturnal (class.): labores diurnos nocturnosque suscipere, Cic. Sen. 23, 82; opp. diurnus, id. Mil. 3, 9: nocturnum praesidium Palatii, id. Cat. 1, 1, 1: sacra, id. Leg. 2, 15, 37: horae, id. Rosc. Am. 7, 19: nocturno certare mero, putere diurno, Hor. Ep. 1, 19, 11: bella, Verg. A. 11, 736: ora, i. e. dark, black faces, Plaut. Poen. 1, 2, 107.

—Poet. and in post-Aug. prose, of living beings that do any thing at night: fur nocturnus, Mos. et Rom. Leg. Coll. 7, 2, 1: adulter, Juv. 8, 144: lupus gregibus nocturnus obambulat, by night, Verg. G. 3, 538: qui nocturnus sacra divūm legerit, Hor. S. 1, 3, 117; 2, 6, 100: advocati jam paene nocturni, summoned almost in the night-time, i. e. very early, Petr. 15.

— Subst.: Nocturnus, i, m., the god of Night, Plaut. Am. 1, 1, 116.
 
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