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Lĭcĭnĭus , a, of a Roman gens.
1. The tribune C. Licinius Crassus, Varr. R. R. 1, 2, 9; Cic. Lael. 25, 96.—
2. The triumvir M. Licinius Crassus, Cic. Div. 2, 9, 22; Ov. F. 6, 465.—
3. L. Licinius Crassus, the famous orator, Cic. de Or. 3, 20, 74; Tac. Dial. 34.—In fem.: Lĭcĭnĭa , ae, a daughter of the orator L. Licinius Crassus, Cic. Brut. 58, 211.—Also, a vestal, Cic. Brut. 43, 160.—
II. Hence,
A. Lĭcĭnĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Licinius, Licinian: “lex, of various kinds, esp. the lex de sodaliciis,Cic. Planc. 15, 36; cf. “the Index legum, Orell. Cic. Opera, vol. viii. p. 199 sq.: lex Licinia et Mucia de civibus redigundis,Cic. Cornel. Fragm. 10, vol. xi. p. 11 B. and K.: “lex de modo agrorum,Liv. 34, 4; cf. Varr. R. R. 1, 2, 9 al.: “atria, named after L. Licinius Crassus,auction-halls, Cic. Quint. 3, 12; 6, 25.—
B. Lĭcĭnĭānus , a, um, adj., Licinian: “olea,introduced by a Licinius, Cato, R. R. 6, 2: “jugera,the lands distributed to the plebeians by C. Licinius Stolo, Col. 1, 3, 10; id. Arb. 17.—
2. Lĭcĭ-nĭāni , ōrum, m., a surname of the sons and descendants of Cato the Censor, by his first wife, Licinia; “to distinguish them from those by the second, who where called Salonii or Saloniani,Plin. 7, 14, 12, § 62.
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