• nubivagus, wandering among the clouds
  • noctiluca, that shines by night; hence, the moon
  • rosula, a little rose
  • meridiare, to take a mid-day nap, have a siesta
  • nivifer, nivifera, niviferum, snow-bearing, covered with snow
  • taedifer, -fera, -ferum, torch-bearing: dea, i. e. Ceres, who kindled a pine-torch on Mount Ætna, in order to search for Proserpine
  • aliger, -gera, -gerum, bearing wings, winged; as subst. Aligeri, the winged gods of love, Cupids
  • iricolor, rainbowcolored (post-class.)
  • vernifer, -fera, -ferum, flowering in spring, spring-blooming
  • viriditas, green color, greenness, verdure, viridity
  • āter, black, dark, sable. May also be defiend as gloomy, dismal
  • hortulus, a little garden
  • imbrifer, -era, -erum, rain-bringing, rainy
  • flammigena, fire-born
  • scintillula, a little spark, sparklet
  • illūnis, (adj.) moonless, without moonlight. a nice, eerie word for any would-be poet
  • apicius, -a, -um, sought by bees, liked by bees; hence, sweet, dainty
  • flosculus, a little flower, floweret; a flower of rhetoric, ornament
  • arborescere, to become a tree, to grow to be a tree
  • stiria, a frozen drop; an ice-drop, icicle (poet. and in post-Aug. prose)
  • verticordia, the Turner of hearts, an epithet of Venus
  • litoralis, -e, of or belonging to the sea-shore: “dii litorales,” that guard the shore, gods of the sea-shore
  • auricomus, -a, -um, with golden hair — Hence, poet., with golden foliage
  • ignipotens, potent in fire, ruler of fire, ignipotent, a poetic epithet of Vulcan
  • velivolus, -a, -um, sail-flying, winged with sails, a poet. epithet of a ship
  • bubo, an owl, the horned owl
  • focus, a fire-place, hearth
  • trivenefica, -ae, an arrant poison-mixer, a thorough hag, witch, or sorceress
  • nimbosus, -a, -um, full of storms, stormy, rainy
  • claviger, the key-bearer, an epithet of janus, as the god of doors
  • flosculus, a little flower, floweret; a flower of rhetoric, ornament
  • larva, a ghost, spectre; as a term of reproach, hobgoblin, scarecrow
  • spes, hope
  • fluctigena, wave-born, born in the waves (late Lat.)
  • caeruleus, -a, -um, dark-colored, dark blue, dark green, cerulean, azure, κυάνεος; poet. epithet of the sky, of the sea, and other similar objects
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