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sūra , ae, f.,
I.the calf of the leg.
I. In gen., Plin. 11, 45, 105, § 253; Plaut. Ps. 4, 7, 120, Cic. Arat. 256 (501); 399 (646); Turp. ap Non. 236, 16; Ov. A. A. 3, 623; Juv. 16, 14: “teretes, Hor C. 2, 4, 21: tumentes,id. Epod. 8, 10; Lact. Opif. Dei, 13, 6; Claud. in Eutr. 2, 342: “Puniceo suras evincta cothurno,Verg. E. 7, 32; id. A. 1, 337; Anthol. Lat. 6, 89, 18 Burm.; Grat. Cyn. 338.—
II. In partic., in anatomy, the smaller bone of the leg, Cels. 8, 1, 110; 8, 11, 3.
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