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^drus , i, f., = κέδρος,
II. Meton., cedar-oil (with which the backs of books were usually anointed to preserve them from moths and decay): “liber flavus cedro,Ov. Tr. 3, 1, 13: “perunctus cedro,Mart. 3, 2, 7; cf. Becker, Gall. 2, p. 219.— Hence, poet.: “carmina linenda cedro,” i. e. worthy of immortality, Hor. A. P. 332: “cedro digna locutus,Pers. 1, 42.
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