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Heraclitus

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

taurus: i, m. = Gr. ταῦρος;> Sanscr. sthūrus; Goth. stiur; Germ. Stier,
I a bull, bullock, ox, steer.
I Lit., Varr. R. R. 2, 5; Col. 6, 20; Plin. 8, 45, 70, § 176; Plaut. Ps. 1, 2, 66; Cic. Div. 2, 16, 36 sq.; Caes. B. G. 6, 28; Verg. G. 3, 212; Hor. S. 1, 3, 110 al. —
II Transf.
   A A brazen bull made by Perillus, that Phalaris used as an instrument of torture, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 33, § 73; Ov. A. A. 1, 653; id. Tr. 3, 11, 41 sq.; Plin. 34, 8, 19, § 89.—
   B The Bull, a constellation in the zodiac, Hyg. Astr. 2, 21; 3, 20; Verg. G. 1, 218; Plin. 2, 41, 41, § 110.—
   C A small bird that imitates the lowing of oxen, perh. the bittern, Plin. 10, 42, 57, § 116.—
   D A kind of beetle: tauri vocantur scaribaei terrestres ricino similes, Plin. 30, 5, 12, § 39. —
   E A root of a tree, acc. to Quint. 8, 2, 13. —
   F The surface of the body between the anus and the privy parts, Gr. ὄρρος,> Fest. s. v. solitaurilia, p. 293 Müll.; cf. Diom. p. 444 P.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

(1) taurus,⁸ ī, m. (ταῦρος),
1 taureau : Varro R. 2, 5 ; Cic. Div. 2, 36 ; Cæs. G. 6, 28, 1 ; Virg. G. 3, 212
2 [fig.] a) taureau d’airain de Phalaris : Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 73 ; Plin. 34, 89 ; b) le Taureau, constellation : Virg. G. 1, 218 ; Plin. 2, 110 ; c) butor [oiseau] : Plin. 10, 116 ; d) sorte de scarabée : Plin. 30, 39 ; e) racine d’arbre : Quint. 8, 2, 13 ; f) périnée : Fest. 293 [à Solitaurilia ] ; Diom. 450, 8.