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Lewis : ruber

ruber, rŭber, bra, brum (collat. form, nom. rŭbrus, Sol. 40, 23), adj. Sanscr. rudhira, blood; Gr. ἐρυθρός, red; ef. rufus. Red, ruddy (cf.: rufus, russus): umor, Lucr. 4, 1051: sanguis, Hor. C. 3, 13, 7: cruore pannus, id. Epod. 17, 51: coccus, id. S. 2, 6, 102: jubar, Lucr. 4, 404; cf. flamma, Ov. M. 11, 368: Priapus, painted red, id. F. 1, 415: inguen, id. ib. 1,400 (cf. rubicundus): (sol) cum Praecipitem oceani rubro lavit aequore currum, i. e. reddened by the setting sun, Verg. G. 3,359; cf.: juvenum recens Examen Eois timendum Partibus Oceanoque rubro, the Eastern (i. e. Indian) Ocean, Hor. C. 1, 35, 32 (cf. infra, II.): rubriore pilo, Plin. 10, 63, 83, § 180: nitri quam ruberrimi, Cels. 5, 18, 31 et saep. —Poet.: leges majorum (because their titles were written in red letters), Juv. 14, 192.

As adj. prop. Rubrum Mare, the Red Sea, the Arabian and Persian Gulfs, Mel. 1, 10; 3, 7, 8; 3, 8, 1; Plin. 6, 23, 28, § 107; Curt. 8, 9, 14; Cic. N. D. 1, 35, 97; Nep. Hann. 2, 1; Tib. 2, 4, 30; Prop. 1, 14, 12; 3, 13 (4, 12), 6; Sil. 12, 231; Liv. 42, 52, 12.—Poet.: rubra aequora, Prop. 1, 14, 12; Vulg. Heb. 11, 29 et saep.

Saxa Rubra, a place between Rome and Veii, near the river Cremera, with stone-quarries, now Grotta rossa, Cic. Phil. 2, 31, 77; Liv. 2, 49 fin.; Tac. H. 3, 79; called breves Rubrae, Mart. 4, 64, 15.