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Vătīnĭus , i, m.,
I.the name of a Roman gens, Plin. 11, 45, 105, § 254.—So esp.,
I. P. Vatinius, a Roman vehemently denounced by Cicero, Cic. Vatin. 1, 1 sqq.—Hence, -tīnĭānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Vatinius, whose name became a proverb of disrepute: “Vatiniana crimina,Cat. 53, 2: “Vatinianum odium,id. 14, 3; cf. Sen. Const. 17, 3.—
II. A shoemaker and maker of fournozzled drinking-cups, Mart. 14, 96, 1.—
B. Transf., plur., drinking-cups made by Vatinius, Mart. 10, 3, 4.
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