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victima

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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

victĭma: ae, f. perh. root vig- of vigeo; with superl. ending; cf. Corss. Ausspr. 1, 509 sq.,
I a beast for sacrifice adorned with the fillet (vitta), a sacrifice, victim (cf. hostia).
I Lit., Plaut. Ps. 1, 3, 93; Hor. C. 3, 23, 12; Verg. G. 2, 147; Cic. Att. 1, 13, 1; Caes. B. G. 6, 16; Liv. 45, 7, 1; Ov. M. 7, 162; id. F. 1, 335; Juv. 12, 113; Luc. 1, 611; Sen. Herc. Fur. 923 al.—
II Trop., a victim: quam potestis P. Lentulo mactare victimam gratiorem quam si L. Flacci sanguine illius nefarium in nos omnes odium saturaveritis? Cic. Fl. 38, 95: se victimam rei publicae praebere, id. Fin. 2, 19, 61: victima deceptus decipientis ero, Ov. Am. 3, 3, 22: me nuptiali victimam feriat die, Sen. Herc. Oet. 348.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

victĭma,¹⁰ æ, f., victime, animal destiné au sacrifice : Virg. G. 2, 147 ; Cic. Att. 1, 13, 1 || [fig.] victime : Cic. Fin. 2, 61.

Latin > German (Georges)

victima (victuma), ae, f. (vgl. gotisch weihan, ahd. wihan, weihen, heiligen u. gotisch weihs, ahd. wīh, heilig), das Opfertier, Opfer, sowohl Sühnopfer als Dankopfer, Plaut., Caes., Liv. u.a. (zur Unterscheidung von hostia s. Marquardt-Wissowa, Staatsverw.2 Bd. 3. S. 171. Anm. 1). – bildl., se victimam rei publicae praebuisset (Decius), Cic.: victima decipientis ero, Ov.

Latin > English

victima victimae N F :: victim; animal for sacrifice