Definition of Turrita
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Orthography ID = 2061256
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LNS
Turrīta, Turrītae
turritus
noun (., 1st declension)
  1. adj. f
  2. tower-crowned, turreted
  3. tower-shaped, towering, high, lofly
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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