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pĕdānĕus , a, um, adj. pes,
I.of the size of a foot, a foot in length, breadth, etc.
I. Lit. (very rare): “pedaneum super rudus inducimus,a foot thick, Pall. 6, 11, 2: “pedanei ramuli,Sol. 2, 42.—
II. Transf.
A. Pedanei judices, petty judges that tried only trifling cases (so called because they had only a low seat and no tribunal), Dig. 3, 1, 1, § 6; so ib. 2, 7, 3; 48, 19, 38, § 10; Paul. Sent. 5, 28; cf. Ps.-Ascon. ad Cic. Div. in Caecil. 15.—
B. Pedanei senatores, for pedarii senatores, Gell. 3, 18, 10.
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