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abies

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

ăbĭēs: ĕtis (abietis, abiete, trisyllabic in poet., Enn. ap. Cic. Tusc. 3, 19, 44; Verg. A. 2, 16 al.; so, abietibus, quadrisyl. sometimes, as Verg. A. 9, 674), f. etym. uncer., perh. akin to ἀλδαίνω; cf. ἐλάτη = pinus,
I the silver-fir: Pinus picea, Linn.: ἐλάτη, the tree as well as the wood of it, Plin. 16, 10, 19, § 48; Pall. 12, 15, 1: abies consternitur alta, Enn. ap. Macr. 6, 2 (Ann. v. 195 Vahl.): crispa, id. ap. Cic. Tusc. 3, 19, 44 (Trag. v. 117 ib.): enodis, Ov. M. 10. 94. In Verg., on account of its dark foliage, called nigra: nigrā abiete, A. 3, 599: abietibus patriis aequi juvenes, tall as their native firs, id. ib. 9, 674 (imitation of Hom. ll. 5, 560: ἐλάτῃσιν ἐοικότες ὑψηλῇσιν).—
II Poet., meton. (cf. Quint. 8, 6, 20), like the Greek ἐλάτη, any thing made of fir.
   1    = epistula, a letter (written on a tablet of fir), Plaut. Pers. 2, 2, 66 (cf. Engl. book, i. e. beech).—
   2    = navis, a ship, Verg. G. 2, 68; id. A. 8, 91; cf. id. ib. 5, 663.—
   3    = hasta, a lance, Verg. A. 11, 667.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

ăbĭēs,¹² ĕtis, f.,
1 sapin (arbre) : Cæs. G. 5, 12, 5
2 [objets faits avec le sapin, cf. Quint. 8, 6, 20 ] tablettes à écrire : Pl. Pers. 248 || vaisseau : Virg. En. 8, 91 || lance Virg. En. 11, 667.

Latin > German (Georges)

abiēs, etis, f. I) die Tanne, teils Rottanne (Pinus abies, L.), teils Weißtanne, Silbertanne, Edeltanne (Pinus picea, L.), alta, Enn.: tenera, Varr. fr.: arbores abietis, Tannenstämme, Liv.: secta abies, tannene Balken, Bretter usw., Verg.: Plur., Liv.: Sing. kollekt., Liv. (s. Weißenb. Liv. 24, 3, 4). – II) meton., v. dem aus Tannenholz Gefertigten, a) ein Schiff, Verg. georg. 2, 68 u.a. – b) ein Speer, Verg. Aen. 11, 667. – c) ein Brief, Billett (nach alter Weise auf einem Holzblatt). Plaut. Pers. 248. – d) die Decken einer Schreibtafel, Mart. 14, 84. – / Ablat. Sing. bei Dichtern zuw. dreisilbig, abjete, Enn. trag. 117. Verg. Aen. 2, 16 u.a., u. Abl. Plur. viersilbig, abjetibus, Verg. Aen. 9, 674.

Latin > English

abies abietis N F :: fir tree/wood; white/silver fir, spruce; thing of fir, ship, spear; sea weed