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aēnĕus (less freq. ăhēn-), a, um, adj., of bronze [aes].

I. Of copper or bronze: equus, Cic. Off. 3, 9: statua, id. Phil. 9, 6: candelabra, id. Verr. 2, 4, 26: loricae, Nep. Iphicr. 1; Hor. C. 3, 3, 65; 3, 9, 18; 3, 16, 1; id. Ep. 2, 1, 248: ahenea proles, the brazen age, Ov. M. 1, 125: aëneus (quadrisyl.) ut stes, i. e. that a bronze statue may be erected to thee, id. Sat. 2, 3, 183.—

II. Of the color of bronze: barba, Suet. Ner. 2; cf. Aenobarbus.