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pīlentum , i, n., easy chariot or carriage, used by the Roman ladies, and in which the vessels, etc., for sacred rites were carried (cf. petorrita): “pilentis et carpentis per urbem vehi matronis concessum est, quod, cum aurum non reperiretur, ex voto, quod Camillus voverat Apollini Delphico, contulerunt,Fest. p. 245 Müll.; cf. Liv. 5, 25: “castae ducebant sacra per urbem Pilentis matres in mollibus,Verg. A. 8, 666; Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 192.
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