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Osci , ōrum, m.,
I.the Oscans, a primitive people of Campania; in more ancient times called also Opici and Opsci (Obsci ), Verg. A. 7, 730; cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 198 Müll. —Hence,
II. Oscus , a, um, adj., Oscan: “ludi,Cic. Fam. 7, 1: “lingua,Varr. L. L. 7, § 28 Müll.; Verg. A. 7, 730; Liv. 10, 20, 8: “ludicrum,Tac. A. 4, 14.—Adv.: Oscē , in Oscan: qui Osce et Volsce fabulantur: nam Latine nesciunt, Titin. ap. Fest. p. 198 Müll.: “dicere aliquid,Varr. L. L. 5, § 131 Müll.: “scire,Gell. 17, 17, 1.
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