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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

insigne: is, n. insignis,
I a mark, sign, signal; a distinctive mark, a badge of office (class.).
   A Lit.: quod erat insigne, eum facere, etc., Cic. de Or. 3, 33, 133: Minerva singulare est insigne ejus gymnasii, id. Att. 1, 4, 3: bos in Aegypto etiam numinis vice colitur: Apim vocant. Insigne ei in dextro latere candicans macula, Plin. 8, 46, 71, § 184.—Plur.: sibi haberent honores ... sibi triumphos, sibi alia praeclarae laudis insignia, Cic. Pis. 9, 26.—
   B A sign or badge of office or honor, a decoration: bulla erat indicium et insigne fortunae, Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 58, § 152; id. Div. 1, 17, 36; Liv. 25, 4; Suet. Aug. 35.—Esp. in plur., insignia, attire, uniform, costume, regalia, etc.: sedebat cum purpura, et sceptro, et insignibus illis regiis, Cic. Sest. 26, 57: imperatoris, Caes. B. C. 3, 96: sacerdotum, Liv. 3, 39: pontificalia, id. 10, 7: militaria, ornaments, probably on the helmets of the officers, Caes. B. G. 7, 45: triumphorum, Suet. Aug. 29: majestatis, Just. 10, 1, 3; cf.: horum (mundi et caeli) insignia, sol, luna, etc., Cic. N. D. 1, 36, 100: vocis, the costume of a public singer, Juv. 8, 227. —
   C A standard: navem Bruti, quae ex insigni facile agnosci poterat, i. e. the flag of the admiral's ship, Caes. B. C. 2, 6.—
   D A signal: in praetoria nave insigne nocturnum trium luminum fore, Liv. 29, 25, 11.—
II Trop., an honor: insignia virtutis multi sine virtute adsecuti sunt, Cic. Fam. 3, 13, 1: laudis, id. Sull. 9, 26: orationis lumina et quodam modo insignia, brilliant passages, gems, id. Or. 39, 135 (v. the context): verborum et sententiarum insignia, id. de Or. 2, 9, 36; 3, 25, 96 al.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

īnsignĕ,⁹ is, n. (insignis),
1 marque, signe, marque distinctive : Cic. Att. 1, 4, 3 ; Verr. 2, 1, 152 ; insigne veri Cic. Ac. 2, 36, la marque de la vérité, le critérium de la vérité ; insigne nocturnum trium luminum Liv. 29, 25, 11, signal de nuit consistant en trois fanaux || quod insigne erat avec prop. inf. Cic. de Or. 3, 133, ce qui était un signe que...
2 [en part.] insigne d’une fonction : insigne auguratus Cic. Div. 1, 30, l’insigne de l’augurat ; pl., insignia regia Cic. Rep. 2, 31, insignes royaux, emblèmes de la royauté, cf. Cic. Sest. 57 ; Cæs. C. 3, 96 || les insignes [en parl. de l’armée] (plumets, aigrettes, colliers, etc.) [marques distinctives des grades et des troupes] : Cæs. G. 2, 21, 5 ; 7, 45, 7
3 [fig.] a) insignia virtutis Cic. Fam. 3, 13, 1, les distinctions de la valeur, cf. Cic. Sulla 88 ; b) décorations, parure [aux jours de fêtes] : Cic. Or. 134 ; fig. [en parl. des figures dans le style] : Cic. Or. 135 ; de Or. 2, 36 ; 3, 96.

Latin > German (Georges)

īnsīgne, is, n., s. insignisno. II.

Spanish > Greek

insigne = ἐλλόγιμος

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Dutch > Greek

insigne = κόσμιον, σύμβολον

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Latin > English

insigne insignis N N :: mark, emblem, badge; ensign, honor, badge of honor