Definition of terrigena
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LNS
terrigena, terrigenae
terragigno
noun (c., 1st declension)
  1. born of or from the earth, earth-born
Abbreviations
terrigena, ae, comm. (neutr. plur. adj.: terrigena animalia, Tert. adv. Marc. 2, 12) [terra-gigno], born of or from the earth, earth-born; a poet. epithet of the first men, Lucr. 5, 1411; 5, 1427; Amm. 19, 8, 11.

—Of the men who sprang up from the dragon's teeth which had been sown, Ov. M. 3, 118; 7, 141; id. H. 6, 35; 12, 99, Val. Fl. 7, 505.

— Of Typhoeus, Ov. M. 5, 325.

—Of the giants, Val. Fl. 2, 18; Sil. 9, 306.

—Of the serpent, Sil. 6, 254; Stat. Th. 5, 506.

—Of the snail, Poet. ap. Cic. Div. 2, 64, 133.

—Of men in general, Vulg. Psa. 48, 3.
 
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