Lewis & Short

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arvīna, ae, f.

  1. I. Grease, fat, suet, lard.
    1. A. In gen.: pinguis, * Verg. A. 7, 627 (secundum Suetonium arvina est durum pingue, quod est inter cutem et viscus, Serv.).
    2. B. Esp.
        1. a. Of the victim in a sacrifice (eccl. Lat.), Vulg. Exod. 29, 22; ib. Lev. 3, 15; so the dim. arvinula, * ib. ib. 8, 16.
        2. b. Of a person: de latere ejus arvina dependet, Vulg. Job, 15, 27.
  2. II. Greasiness, fatness, in gen., Prud. Cath. 7, 9; Sid. Ep. 8, 14.
  3. III. Arvīna, a surname of the dictator A. Cornelius Cossus, Liv. 8, 38.