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exŏdĭum , ii, n., = ἐξόδιον.
I. Prop., a piece of a comic description (a kind of dramatized satura), for the most part attached to the Atellanae, but given, under the emperors, as a separate performance after tragedies, Liv. 7, 2, 11; Juv. 3, 175 Schol.; 6, 71; Suet. Tib. 45; id. Dom. 10; cf. Bernhardy Röm. Lit. 2 ed. p. 341.—
II. Transf. beyond the scenic lang., a conclusion, end (ante- and post-class.): exodium est finis ... in exodio vitae ... ad exodium adducere or ducere, Varr. ap. Non. 27, 14 sq.; cf.: “exodium exitum,Fest. p. 80 Müll. N. cr.; Hier. Ep. 128, 1.
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