Definition of Nomas
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LNS
Nomas, Nomadis
Nomas
noun (f., 3rd declension)
  1. Numidia
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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