Definition of transvolo, travolo
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LNS
transvolō, transvolāre, transvolāvī, transvolātus
trāvolō, trāvolāre, trāvolāvī, trāvolātus
trans, volo
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to fly over or across
  2. to go, come, mount, pass quickly over or across
Abbreviations
trans-volo or trā-volo, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. and n., to fly over or across. Lit.: perdices non transvolant Boeotiae fines in Atticā, Plin. 10, 29, 41, § 78: Pontum (grues), id. 10, 23, 30, § 60.

— Transf., to go, come, mount, or pass quickly over or across. Lit. Act.: Alpes, Asin. ap. Cic. Fam. 10, 31, 4: Oceanum (manus Macedonum), Auct. Her. 4, 22, 31: delphini vela navium transvolant, Plin. 9, 8, 7, § 20: transvolat vox auras, flies through, Lucr. 4, 559; cf. id. 4, 602.

—Poet.: importunus (Cupido) transvolat aridas Quercus (i. e. vetulas). Hor. C. 4, 13, 9.

— Neutr.: foraminibus liquidus quia transvolat ignis, Lucr. 6, 349: eques transvolat inde in partem alteram, Liv. 3, 63, 2: Nilus insulas dierum quinque cursu non breviore transvolat, flows by or past, Plin. 5, 9, 10, § 53: vultur relicto Tityo, Sen. Hippol. 1233: (arma) Travolaverunt ad hostes, Plaut. Ep. 1. 1, 33 (for transfugerunt, id. ib. 1, 1, 28).

— Trop.: illa Sallustiana brevitas ... audientem transvolat, flies past, Quint. 4, 2, 45: cogitatio animum subito transvolans, flitting through, Plin. 7, 12, 10, § 52: transvolat in medio posita et fugientia captat, passes over, neglects, Hor. S. 1, 2, 108.
 
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