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ŏpĕrīmentum (sync. opermentum;
I.al. oprimentum,Prud. Psych. 461), i, n. id., a covering, cover, lid (class.): “quibus operibantur operimenta et pallia opercula dixerunt,Varr. L. L. 5, § 167 Müll.: “operimenta decem,Cato, R. R. 10: equis paria operimenta erant, Sall. Fragm. ap. Serv. Verg. A. 11, 770: “nuces gemino protectae operimento,Plin. 15, 22, 24, § 86: “fulmen, quo dolia exhauriuntur intactis operimen tis,the lids, id. 2, 51, 52, § 137: “oculorum,id. 8, 42, 64, § 156: “testei,id. 11, 37, 55, § 153; a coverlet, covering for a bed: “lectuli,Vulg. Deut. 27, 20: “de cubili,id. Prov. 22, 27: redditur terrae corpus et ita locatum ac situm quasi operimento matris obducitur, * Cic. Leg. 2, 22, 56.—Trop.: operimenta animae, Ambros. Noë et Arca, 29, § 112.
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