I.a figure of speech, in which two different but similar things are put together and distinguished (pure Lat. distinctio), Rutil. Lup. Fig. Sent. 1, 4; “Rufin. § 20 (writtenasGreek,” Quint. 9, 3, 65).
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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