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mortŭālĭa , ĭum, n. mortuus.
I. (Sc. vestimenta.) Grave - clothes or mourningweeds (ante - class.), Naev. ap. Non. 548, 28 (Trag. Rel. v. 48 Rib.).—
II. (Sc. carmina.) Haec sunt non nugae; non enim mortualia, funeral songs, dirges, referring to the custom at Rome of hiring women to sing absurd eulogies of the dead at funerals, Plaut. As. 4, 1, 63.
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