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părĭĕtĭnus , a, um, adj. paries,
I.of or belonging to walls: “parietina forma,the shape of a wall, Tert. Pud. 20: herba, v. parietarius, II.—
II. Subst.: părĭĕtĭnae , ārum, f., old fallen-down walls, ruins (class.): villarum, Sisenn. ap. Non. 141, 23: “Corinthi,Cic. Tusc. 3, 22, 53; id. Fam. 13, 1, 3: “aizoum minus in muris parietinisque nascitur,Plin. 25, 13, 102, § 161; 24, 19, 119, § 183; Vulg. Ezech. 36, 4.—Trop.: “in tantis tenebris et quasi parietinis rei publicae,Cic. Fam. 4, 3, 2.
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