Definition of turritus
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Orthography ID = 2061255
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LNS
turrītus, turrīta, turrītum
turris
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. set, furnished, fortified with towers, towered, turreted, castled, castellated
Abbreviations
turrītus, a, um, adj. turris, set, furnished, or fortified with towers, towered, turreted, castled, castellated (mostly poet.). Lit. Moenia, Ov. Am. 3, 8, 47: muri, id. P. 3, 4, 105: castella, Luc. 6, 39: puppes, Verg. A. 8, 693: elephanti, Auct. B. Afr. 30, 2; 41, 2; Plin. 8, 7, 7, ยง 22; cf.: inde boves Lucas turrito corpore tetros, Lucr. 5, 1301; called turrita moles, Sil. 9, 239; cf. turriger: tempora murali cinctus turrita coronā, id. 13, 366.

— Turrīta, ae, adj. f., tower-crowned, turreted, an epithet of Cybele (v. turriger, II.): dea, Prop. 4 (5), 11, 52: Berecyntia mater, Verg. A. 6, 785: mater, Ov. M. 10, 696; cf. id. F. 4, 219 sq.; Sid. Carm. 5, 13.

— Transf., tower-shaped, towering, high, lofly: scopuli, Verg. A. 3, 536: corona, i. e. a lofly head-dress, Luc. 2, 358: caput, Prud. Psych. 183: vertex, Hier. Ep. 130, 7.
 
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