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pulchrĭtūdo (pulcr- ), ĭnis, f. id.,
I.beauty.
II. Trop., beauty, excellence: “oratoris,Cic. de Or. 3, 19, 71: “verborum,Quint. 3, 7, 12: “orationis,Petr. 2: “honestum suā pulchritudine specieque laudabile,Cic. Fin. 2, 15, 38: “splendor pulchritudoque virtutis?id. Off. 2, 10, 37; cf.: “ut Isocratis memorat pulchritudo,” i. e. the charming writer, Amm. 30, 8, 6.—
III. Transf., a beauty, i. e. a beautiful thing; in plur.: “pulchritudines,” i. e. beautiful jewels, Plin. 37, 9, 46, § 129.
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