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nūtrīcĭus and -tĭus , a, um, adj. nutrix,
I.that suckles, nourishes, nurses.
II. Subst.
A. nūtrīcĭus , ii, m., a bringer up, a tutor: “erat in procuratione regni, propter aetatem pueri, nutricius ejus,Caes. B. C. 3, 107; Inscr. Orell. 2964.—Also, transf.: “Favonius afflatu nutricium exercebit,Plin. 18, 34, 67, § 337.—
B. nūtrī-cĭa , ae, f., a nurse, governess, tutoress, Hier. Ep. 108, n. 30.—
C. nūtrīcĭum , ii, n., a nursing; nourishment: “illius pio maternoque nutricio aeger convalui,Sen. Cons. ad Helv. 19, 2: “nutricia ducere ab aliquo,Arn. 5, 163: “omnia infantum nutricia,Manil. 3, 133.—
2. In plur.: nūtrīcĭa , ōrum, n., a nurse's wages, τὰ θρεπτήρια (late Lat.), Dig. 50, 13, 1 fin.
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