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nūtrīcŭla , ae, f. dim. id.,
I.a nurse.
I. Lit.: “quid voveat dulci nutricula majus alumno?Hor. Ep. 1, 4, 8; Suet. Aug. 94: “fabulae nutricularum,Quint. 1, 9, 2.—
II. Transf., she who nourishes, maintains, preserves a thing: “nutriculae praediorum,Cic. Phil. 11, 5, 12: “Gellius nutricula seditiosorum,id. Vatin. 2, 4: “nutricula causidicorum Africa,Juv. 7, 148: “casa nutricula,in which one was brought up, Quint. Decl. 13, 4.
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