Definition of tortus
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Orthography ID = 2060153
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LNS
tortus, tortūs
torqueo
noun (m., 4th declension)
  1. a twisting, winding
  2. a wreath
  3. A whirling, hurling
Abbreviations
tortus, ūs, m. torqueo. a twisting, winding; a wreath (poet.): tortu multiplicabili Draco, Cic. poet. Tusc. 2, 9, 22: draco tortu terribilis, id. poet. Div. 2, 30, 63.

—In plur.: serpens Nequicquam longos fugiens dat corpore tortus, Verg. A. 5, 276: bucinarum, Arn. 6, 196.

— * A whirling, hurling: flexae habenae, Stat. Achill. 2, 421.
 
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