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spādix , īcis, comm., = σπἀδιξ.
I. Lit., a palm-branch broken off, together with its fruit; spadica Dorici vocant avulsum e paimā termitem cum fructu, Gell. 2, 26, 10; 3, 9, 9.—In the collat. form spādīcum : “termites et spadica cernit assidua,Amm. 24, 3, 12.—
II. Transf. (as in Greek).
A. Date-brown, nut-brown, chestnut-brown: rutilus et spadix phoenicei συνώνυμος, Geli. 2, 26, 9 sq.: honesti (equi) Spadices glaucique, Verg. G. 3, 82.—
B. A kind of stringed instrument, condemned as effeminate by Quint. 1, 10, 31.
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