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cultrix , īcis, f. cultor.
I. Prop., she who labors at or cares for a thing: “earum rerum quas terra gignit ... augendarum et alendarum quandam cultricem esse, quae sit scientia atque ars agricolarum,Cic. Fin. 5, 14, 39.—
B. A female inhabitant: “nemorum Latonia virgo,Verg. A. 11, 557; cf.: “montibus Idri (Diana),Cat. 64, 300 Sillig N. cr.: “collis (Janiculi) haec aetas,Ov. F. 1, 245.—
2. Poet., transf., of things as subjects: “foci secura patella,Pers. 3, 26.—
II. Trop., a female worshipper: “deorum montium,Lact. Mort. Pers. 11.
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