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brācātus , a, um, adj. id..
I. Wearing trowsers or breeches.
A. A gen. epithet for foreign, barbarian, effeminate: “sic existimatis eos hic sagatos bracatosque versari,Cic. Font. 15, 33 (11, 23): “nationes,id. Fam. 9, 15, 2: “miles,Prop. 3 (4), 4, 17.turba Getarum,Ov. Tr. 4, 6, 47 Jahn: “Medi,Pers. 3, 53.—
B. As a geog. designation of the land and the people beyond the Alps, = transalpinus, in distinction from togatus (q. v.): “Gallia Bracata, afterwards called Gallia Narbonensis,Mel. 2, 5, 1; Plin. 3, 4, 5, § 31; cf.: “bracatis et Transalpinis nationibus,Cic. Fam. 9, 15, 2.—Hence, sarcastically: “O bracatae cognationis dedecus (kindr. with the people of Gallia Bracata, through his maternal grandfather, Calventius),Cic. Pis. 23, 53: bracatorum pueri, boys from Gallia Narbonensis, Juv. 8, 234.—
II. In gen., wearing broad garments: “Satarchae totum bracati corpus,Mel. 2, 1, 10.
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