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līmax , ācis, f. (less freq. m.) [kindred with 2. limus:
I.limax a limo quod ibi vivit,Varr. L. L. 7, § 64 Müll.; cf.: limaces cochleae a limo appellatae, Paul. ex Fest. p. 116 Müll.], a slug, snail.
II. Transf.: limaces lividae, of courtesans, Plaut. Fragm. ap. Varr. l. l.; so perh. limaces viri, id. Fragm. ap. Non. 4, 274.
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