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Torquātus , i, m. 1. torquatus,
I.the surname of T. Manlius, so called because he put on the neck-chain of a Gaul whom he slew in single combat; also, of his descendants, Quadrig. ap. Gell. 9, 13, 19; Cic. Fin. 1, 7, 23; id. Off. 3, 31, 112; Liv. 7, 10; Flor. 1, 13.—Adj.: “Torquata nomina,Luc. 7, 584.—Hence, Torquātĭānus , a, um, of or belonging to a Torquatus, Torquatian: “horti,Front. Aquaed. 5.
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