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grāmĭnĕus , a, um, adj. gramen,
I.of grass, covered with grass, grassy.
I. In gen.: “campus,Verg. A. 5, 287: “palaestrae,id. ib. 6, 642: “sedile,id. ib. 8, 176: “arae,id. ib. 12, 119: corona obsidionalis, a grass crown presented by those who were delivered from a siege to their deliverer, among the Romans the highest mark of military honor, Liv. 7, 37, 2; cf. Plin. 22, 3, 4, § 6; Gell. 5, 6, 8; cf. Dict. of Antiq. p. 309.—
II. In partic., of Indian reed, bamboo: “hasta (Minervae),Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 56, § 125.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Cicero, Against Verres, 2.4.125
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 5.287
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 22.6
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 7, 37
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 5.6.8
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