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ambūbāĭa , ae, usu. in the plur., am-būbāĭae , ārum, f. from Syr. , plur. = tibia, Vulg. 1 Cor. 14, 7,
I.a class of Syrian girls in Rome, who supported themselves by their music and immorality: ambubajarum collegia, * Hor. S. 1, 2, 1: “ambubajarum ministeria,Suet. Ner. 27.—In sing., Petr. 74, 13.
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