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trĭōbŏlus , i, m., = τριώβολος.
I. As a coin, a piece of three oboli, a half-drachm; used to denote a trifle: “negare se debere tibi triobolum,a sixpence, Plaut. Bacch. 2, 3, 26: “neque triobolum ullum amicae das,id. Poen. 4, 2, 46; id. Rud. 4, 3, 100; 5, 2, 43; 5, 2, 67; cf.: “non ego homo trioboli sum, nisi, etc.,id. Poen. 1, 2, 168. —
II. As a weight, half a drachm, Cato, R. R. 127, 2; Cael. Aur. Acut. 2, 9, 46.
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