Definition of Nomas
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Orthography ID = 2038716
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LNS
Nomas, Nomadis
Nomas, Nomades
Νομάς
Mostly Plural
noun (c., 3rd declension)
  1. pastoral people that wander about with their flocks
  2. Nomads
  3. the
  4. Numidians
Abbreviations
Nomas, adis, comm., = Νομάς (pasturing flocks); in plur. Nomades, pastoral people that wander about with their flocks, Nomads, Plin. 5, 3, 2, § 22.

—Hence, In partic., the (wandering) Numidians, Verg. A. 4, 320; cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 173 Mull.

—In sing. collect., a Numidian, Sil. 5, 194.

—In fem.: Nomas versuta, a Numidian fortune-teller, Prop. 4 (5), 7, 37.

—Hence, Transf.: Nomas, adis, f., Numidia, Mart. 8, 55, 8; 9, 75, 8.
 
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