Adumbrant
Adumbrant Ad*um"brant, a. [L. adumbrans, p. pr. of adumbrare.] Giving a faint shadow, or slight resemblance; shadowing forth. [1913 Webster]

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  • adumbrant — adumbrant, a. rare 0. (əˈdʌmbrənt) [ad. L. adumbrant em pr. pple. of adumbrā re; see adumbrate.] Shadowing forth, representing in outline. in Bailey, vol. II. Also in Johnson and mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • CALAMUS Militaris — apud Plin. occurrit l. 16. c. 36. Calamis Orientis populi bella conficiunt: Calamis spicula addunt irrevocabili noxiâ? Mortem accelerant pinnâ additâ calamis. Fitque et ex ipso telum aliud fractô, in vulneribus. His armis Solem ipsum adumbrant.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • SATYRI — I. SATYRI Africae interioris gens vaga, et semifera. Solin. c. 30. extr. II. SATYRI ex superiore parte homines, nisi quod cornuti captie essent, ex alterâ capri, unde et Capripedes Poetis dicti. Habebantur inter Semideos olim, et silvis praeesse… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • TEMPLA — loca dicuntur publica, im Dei honorem erecta, eiusque cultui destinata. Alias Sacrae Aedes, Fana, Delubra, Basilicae, etc. quae tamen voces, rem accuratius pensiculanti, non unum idemque penitus designant. Clemens, cui Eusebius astipulatur, non… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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