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Lewis : como

como, cŏmo, no perf., ātum, 1, v. n. and a. [coma]. Neutr., to be furnished with hair (as verb. finit. only post-class.), Paul. Nol. 28, 246.—But freq. cŏmans, antis, P. a. Having long hair, hairy, covered with hair (poet. or in post-Aug. prose): colla equorum, Verg. A. 12, 86; cf.: equus florā et comante jubā, Gell. 3, 9, 3: equae, Plin. 10, 63, 83, § 180: tori, Verg. A. 12, 6: crines, Sil. 16, 59: saetae hircorum, Verg. G. 3, 312; cf.: pellis comata villis, Val. Fl. 8, 122: galea = cristata, crested, plumed, Verg. A. 2, 391; cf. cristae, id. ib. 3, 468.

Transf., of growths, etc., resembling hair: stella, having a radiant, hairy train, a comet, Ov. M. 15, 749: astro comantes Tyndaridae, ornamented with stars, Val. Fl. 5, 267: sera comans narcissus, that puts out leaves late, Verg. G. 4, 122: dictamnus flore Purpureo, id. A. 12, 413: jugum silvae, leafy, Val. Fl. 3, 403: silvae, id. 1, 429: folia, luxuriant, Plin. 13, 8, 16, § 59: pinus, Sil. 10, 550: humus, Stat. Th. 5, 502.

Act., to clothe or deck with hair or something like hair (as verb. finit. only post-class.), Tert. Pall. 3.—Freq. (esp. in the post-Aug. per.) cŏmātus, a, um, P. a., having long hair: tempora, Mart. 10, 83, 13; Val. Fl. 7, 636; and subst.: cŏmā-tus, i, m., Suet. Calig. 35; Mart. 1, 73, 8; 12, 70, 9.—As adj. propr.: Gallia Comata, Transalpine Gaul (opp. togata), Cic. Phil. 8, 9, 27; Mel. 3, 2, 4; Plin. 4, 17, 31, § 105; Cat. 29, 3; Luc. 1, 443.—Transf.: silva, leafy, Cat. 4, 11.