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magistra

Pindar, Pythian 8.95f.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

măgistra: ae, f. id.,
I a mistress, superior, conductress, directress, etc.
I Lit (very rare): ludo magistra esse, school-mistress, instructress, Ter. Hec. 2, 1, 7.—A highpriestess, Inscr. Orell. 1501; 1519 sq.; 2427 sq.—
II Trop., a directress, conductress, instructress: nunc ego ad vos discipulus venio ad magistras, Plaut. Stich. 1, 2, 32: vita rustica parsimoniae magistra est. Cic. Rosc. Am. 27, 75: philosophia magistra vitae, id. Tusc. 5, 2, 5: historia, magistra vitae, id. de Or. 2, 9, 36: lex quasi dux vitae et magistra officiorum, id. N. D. 1, 15, 40: frigus formicā quidam expavere magistrā, Juv. 6, 361: vita magistra, id. 13, 22: arte magistrā, with the aid of art, Verg. A. 8, 442: pietate magistrā, Stat. Achil. 1 104.—Adj. (poet.): artes magistrae, Ov. H. 15, 82: jussis parere magistris, Sil. 3, 387: clementia magistra, Claud. 22, 22.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

măgistra,¹² æ, f. (magister), maîtresse, directrice : Ter. Hec. 204 || [fig.] qui enseigne : Cic. Tusc. 5, 5 ; de Or. 2, 36 ; Nat. 1, 40 ; Virg. En. 8, 442.

Latin > German (Georges)

magistra, ae, f. (Femin. zu magister), I) die Vorgesetzte, Vorsteherin, Leiterin, ludi, Lehrmeisterin, Ter. Hec. 204. – v. Oberpriesterinnen, Corp. inscr. Lat. 5, 762; 10, 6511 u. 14, 3437. – II) übtr., die Leiterin, Lehrmeisterin, vita rustica parsimoniae, diligentiae, iustitiae magistra est, Cic.: lex aeterna, quae quasi dux et magistra officiorum, Cic.: studia artesque magistrae, Ov.: arte magistrā, durch Hilfe der Kunst, Verg.

Latin > English

magistra magistrae N F :: instructress