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līmus , i, m. perh. for lig-mus, from ligo,
I.a girdle or apron trimmed with purple, which the sacrificing priests and other servants of the magistrates wore about the abdomen: “velati limo,Verg. A. 12, 120; cf.: limus autem est vestis, qua ab umbilico usque ad pedes teguntur pudenda poparum. Haec autem vestis in extremo sui purpuram limam, i. e. flexuosam habet. Unde et nomen accepit. Nam limum obliquum dicimus, Serv. ad Verg. l. l.: licio transverso, quod limum appellatur, cincti erant, Tiro ap. Gell. 12, 3, 3.
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