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Popĭlĭus (Popill- ), i, m., and Popi-lĭa (Popill- ), ae, f.,
I.the name of a Roman gens. So esp.,
1. M. Popillius Laenas, a consul A. U.C. 395, Cic. Brut. 14, 56.—
2. C. Popilius Laenas, the assassin of Cicero, Liv. Epit. 120; Sen. Suas. 7.—
3. In fem.: “Popilia,the wife of Q. Catulus, Cic. de Or. 2, 11, 44.— Hence,
II. Popĭlĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Popilius, Popilian: “gens,Cic. Leg. 2, 22, 55.
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