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Pīcēnum , i, n. acc. to Fest. from picus: Picena regio in quā est Asculum, dicta, quod, Sabini cum Asculum proficiscerentur, in vexillo eorum picus consederit, Paul. ex Fest. p. 212 Müll.,
I.a district in the eastern part of Italy which produced fruits and oil of excellent quality, the territory of the mod. Ancona, Varr. R. R. 1, 50, 2; Mel. 2, 4, 6; Plin. 3, 13, 18, § 109; Cic. Att. 8, 8, 1; Caes. B. C. 1, 12; Liv. 27, 43 al.—Hence,
A. Pīcens , entis, adj., of or belonging to Picenum, Picene: “ager,Cic. Sen. 4, 11: “populus,Liv. 10, 10 fin.: “M. Acilius Palicanus, Picens,Quint. 4, 2, 2: “panes,Macr. S. 2, 9. —In plur. subst.: Pīcentes , ium, m., the inhabitants of Picenum, the Picenes, Cic. Sull. 8, 25.—Gen.: “Picentium,Varr. R. R. 1, 2; Plin. 3, 13, 18, § 110: “Picentum,Sil. 10, 313.—Sing.: “Picens,Juv. 4, 65.—
C. Pīcentīnus , a, um, adj., lit., of or belonging to the Picentes, Picentian, Picene (very rare): “Ceres,Mart. 13, 47, 1.
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