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ferinus

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

fĕrīnus: a, um, adj. id.,
I of or belonging to wild animals (mostly poet.; not in Cic., for Inv. 1, 2, 2, is to be read victu fero): vultus, Ov. M. 2, 523: vox, id. Tr. 5, 12, 55: caedes, id. M. 7, 675: caro, venison, game, Sall. J. 18, 1; 89, 7; Plin. 6, 28, 32, § 161: lac, Verg. A. 11, 571: vestis, of the skins of wild beasts, Lucr. 5, 1418: voluptates, brutal sensuality, Gell. 19, 2 init.— Transf.: vita, low, Amm. 26, 6; 15, 3.—
II Subst.: fĕrīna, ae, f., the flesh of wild animals, game, Verg. A. 1, 215; Val. Fl. 3, 569: pomum a ceteris distans sapore quodam ferinae, Plin. 13, 4, 9, § 43.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

fĕrīnus,¹³ a, um (fera), de bête sauvage : Sall. J. 18, 1 ; Lucr. 5, 1418 ; Virg. En. 11, 571 || fĕrīna, æ, f., viande de gros gibier, venaison : Virg. En. 1, 215 ; Plin. 13, 43.

Latin > German (Georges)

ferīnus, a, um (ferus od. fera, s. Prisc. 2, 59), I) subj., von wilden Tieren, eines wilden Tieres, der wilden Tiere, corpus, Macr.: vellera, Ov.: pellis, Lucr.: vultus, Ov.: lac, Verg.: rabies, Sen.: caro, Wildbret, Sall. u.a.: ritu ferino victum quaeritare, Hieron. epist. 8: pugnas habere ferino ritu, Porphyr. Hor. sat. 1, 3, 107: übtr., vox, wie von wilden Tieren, tierische, Ov. trist. 5, 12, 55. – subst., ferīna, ae, f., Wildbret, Verg. Aen. 1, 215. Val. Flacc. 3, 569. – II) obj.: a) an wilden Tieren vollbracht, des Wildes, caedes, Erlegen des W., Weidwerk, Ov. met. 7, 675: vulnus, Gratt. cyn. 113. – b) aus Fellen wilder Tiere, galeae, Val. Flacc. 6, 379.

Latin > English

ferinus ferina, ferinum ADJ :: of wild beasts