Definition of uva
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LNS
ūva, ūvae
ὑγρός, ὑγιής, etym. dub.; perh. for ugva, root ug, to be moist; Gr. ὑγρός; Lat. uvere; cf.: umor, uvidus, etc.; so Corss.; Curt. refers it to root ug; Sanscr. ugras, strong; Gr. ὑγιής, healthful
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. The fruit of the vine, a grape
  2. grapes
  3. A bunch or cluster of grapes
  4. A vine
  5. a bunch or cluster of fruit
  6. A cluster
Abbreviations
ūva, ae, f. etym. dub.; perh. for ug-va, root ug-, to be moist; Gr. ὑγρός; Lat. uvere; cf.: umor, uvidus, etc.; so Corss.; Curt. refers it to root ug-; Sanscr. ugras, strong; Gr. ὑγιής, healthful. Lit. The fruit of the vine, a grape: a quā (gemmā) oriens uva se ostendit, Cic. Sen. 15, 53; Varr. R. R. 1, 54, 1; Cato, R. R. 24: puella adservanda nigerrimis diligentius uvis, Cat. 17. 16: quo Duceret apricis in collibus uva colorem, Verg. E. 9, 49: hic segetes, illic veniunt felicius uvae, id. G. 1, 54: illa videntur prodigialiter accidisse, ut aliqua vitis excederet uvarum numerum MM., Col. 3, 3, 3: terra feracior uvis, Ov. Am. 2, 16, 7: uva ejus indecora visu, sapore jucunda, Plin. 14, 2, 4, § 28; Pall. Feb. 29, 1: uva non alibi gratior callo, Plin. 14, 1, 3, § 14.

— Collect., grapes: pressantes inquinet uva pedes, Prop. 3, 17 (4, 16), 18; 4 (5), 2, 13: pressos pedibus dedit uva liquores, Tib. 2, 1, 45; cf. Hor. C. 2, 5, 10; 1, 20, 10; Juv. 5, 31.

— Transf. A bunch or cluster of grapes: uvis, quae magnitudinem infantium puerorum exsuperant, Plin. 14, 1, 3, § 14: gemellarum, quibus hoc nomen uvae semper geminae dedere, id. 14, 1, 4, § 22; Varr. R. R. 1, 25; Col. 3, 1 sq.; Cic. Sen. 15, 53.

— A vine: fert uva racemos, Verg. G. 2, 60.

— Of other plants, a bunch or cluster of fruit: amomi, Plin. 12, 13, 28, § 48: lauri, id. 16, 29, 52, § 120.

— A cluster, like a bunch of grapes, which bees form when they alight in swarming, Verg. G. 4, 558; Plin. 11, 17, 18, § 55; Juv. 13, 68.

— The soft palate, the uvula, κίων, Cels. 7, 12, 3; 7, 6, 14; Plin. 23, 7, 64, § 129; 23, 8, 80, § 157; 30, 4, 11, § 31; 34, 12, 29, § 118; Mart. 10, 56, 5.

— A kind of sea-fish, Plin. 9, 2, 1, § 3; 32, 10, 49, § 138; 32, 11, 53, § 151.
 
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