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sĕgestre , is, n. (collat. form sĕges-trĭa , ae, f., Varr. L. L. 5, § 166 Müll.: -gestra , ae, f., Edict. Diocl. p. 23),
I.a covering, wrapper of straw or hides for shielding goods or persons from the weather: segestre, διφθέρα, διφθέρα πλοίου, Gloss. Vet.—Sing.: segestre, Lucil. ap. Non. 537, 10.—Plur., Varr. ap. Non. 11, 16; Plin. 13, 12, 23, § 76; Edict. Diocl. p. 23.—As a sort of mantle: “segestri vel lodiculā involutus,Suet. Aug. 83.
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