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ălĭcārĭus , a, um, adj. alica,
I.of or pertaining to spelt; hence, ălĭcārĭus , i, m., one who grinds spelt: nemo est alicarius posterior te, Lucil. ap. Charis. p. 75 P.; and ălĭcārĭa , ae, f., a prostitute (as frequenting the place of the spelt-mills): “alicariae meretrices appellabantur in Campaniā (where the best spelt-grits were prepared,Plin. 18, 11, 29, § 109), Paul. ex Fest. p. 7 Müll.: pistorum amicas, reliquas alicarias, * Plaut. Poen. 1, 2, 54.
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