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cometes

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Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

cŏmētes: ae, m. (Lat. access. form nom. cometa, Prud. Cath. 12, 21; acc. cometam, Sen. Oct. 232;
I cometem, Serv. ad Verg. A. 10, 272; Schol. Juv. 6, 407; abl. cometā, Manil. 1, 824), = κομήτης, a comet, Plin. 2, 25, 22, § 89 sq.; Sen. Q. N. 7, 1, 5 et lib. 7 passim; Serv. ad Verg. A. 10, 272; Cic. N. D. 2, 5, 14; id. Div. 1, 11, 18; Verg. G. 1, 488; id. A. 10, 272; Sil. 8, 638; Luc. 1, 529 al.—In apposition with sidus, Tac. A. 14, 22; 15, 47; with stella, Just. 37, 2, 2.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

cŏmētēs,¹³ æ, m. (κομήτης), comète : Cic. Nat. 2, 14 ; Virg. G. 1, 488 || sidus cometes Tac. Ann. 14, 22, comète.

Latin > German (Georges)

comētēs, ae, Akk. ēn, m. (κομήτης), der Haarstern, Schwanzstern, Komet (rein lat. stella crinita od. cincinnata), Verg., Sen. u.a.: sidus c., Tac.: stella c., Iustin.: stellae eae, quas Graeci cometas, nostri cincinnatas vocant, Cic.: crinita sidera cometarum, Amm. – / Spätlat. Akk. Sing. cometem, Serv. Verg. Aen. 10, 272. Schol. Iuven. 6, 407. – Nbf. comēta, ae, m., Prud. cath. 12, 21 (Nom.). Ps. Sen. Octav. 237 (Akk.).

Latin > English

cometes cometae N F :: comet; meteor; luminous body in sky w/trail/tail; (portent of disaster)