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cantăbrum , i, n. etym. unknown; the connection with Cantabria is a mere conjecture.
I. A kind of bran (late Lat.), Cael. Aur. Tard. 3, 2; 4, 3; Apic. 7, 1; Schol. Juv. 5, 11 (as an explanation of far caninum); “hence, cantabricus sucus,Veg. 5, 56, 3.—
II. A kind of banner or standard under the emperors, Min. Fel. Oct. 29; Tert. Apol. 16.
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