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nassa or naxa , ae, f. no,
I.a wickerbasket with a narrow neck, for catching fish, a weel.
I. Lit.: nassa est piscatorii vasi genus, quo, cum intravit piscis, exire non potest, Paul. ex Fest. p. 169 Müll.; Sil. 5, 47; Plin. 9, 37, 61, § 132: “junci usus ad nassas marinas,id. 21, 18, 59, § 114: “scarus inclusus nassis,id. 32, 2, 5, § 11: instrumento piscatoris legato, et retia et nassae ... debentur. Paul. Sent. 3, 6, 66.—
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