Definition of novalis
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LNS
novālis, novālis
novalis
noun (f., 3rd pure I-stem declension)
  1. Fallow land
  2. A field that has been ploughed for the first time
  3. Unploughed land, meadow-land
  4. A cultivated field
  5. The standing crops
Abbreviations
novālis, e, adj. novus, in agriculture, that is ploughed anew or for the first time: ager restibilis, qui restituitur ac reseritur quotquot annis: contra qui intermittitur, a novando novalis, Varr. L. L. 5, § 39 Mull.; cf. id. ib. 6, § 59; Paul. ex Fest. p. 174 Mull.

—Hence, Subst.: novālis, is, f. (sc. terra), and novāle, is, n. (sc. solum). Fallow land: alternis idem tonsas cessare novales, Verg. G. 1, 71: quae numquam vacuo solita est cessare novali ... se nescit humus, Ov. P. 1, 4, 13; Pall. 1, 6; 2, 10: novale est, quod alternis annis seritur, Plin. 18, 19, 49, § 176; Col. 2, 2, 14: pabula fesso praebere novali, id. poet. 10, 84.

— A field that has been ploughed for the first time: talis fere est in novalibus, caesā vetere silvā, Plin. 17, 5, 3, § 39; Dig. 47, 21, 3: novalis (dicitur), ubi fuit satum antequam secunda aratione renovetur, Varr. R. R. 1, 29, 1.

—Hence, Transf. Unploughed land, meadow-land: ille subacto et puro solo gaudet, hic novali graminosoque gaudet, Col. 6, praef. 1.

— A cultivated field (poet.): impius haec tam culta novalia miles habebit? Verg. E. 1, 71: dira novalia Cadmi, Stat. Th. 3, 644.

— The standing crops: nec prius inde domum quam tota novalia saevos In ventres abeant (boum), Juv. 14, 148.
 
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