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fēles , is (in Varr. and Cic. faelis in best MSS.; nom. felis, Plaut. Rud. 3, 4, 43; Plin. 6, 29, 35, § 178), f. root fe-, v. felix; prop., she that bears young,
B. Transf., a marten, ferret, polecat, Varr. R. R. 3, 11, 3; Col. 8, 14, 9.—
II. Trop., one who inveigles, a mouser, seducer (very rare): “feles virginalis,girl - thief, Plaut. Rud. 3, 4, 43: “feles virginaria,id. Pers. 4, 9, 14: “pullaria,Aus. Epigr. 70.
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