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nongenti (nōningenti , Col. 5, 2, 7), ae, a,
I.adj. card., nine hundred: “ab uno ad nongenta ... a mille ad nongenta milia,Varr. R. R. 3, 49: “Falcidius emerat HS. nongentis milibus,Cic. Fl. 37, 91.—
II. In sing.: nongentus , i, m., one of nine hundred inspectors of the ballot-boxes: “praeter hos etiamnum nongenti vocabantur ex omnibus electi ad custodiendas suffragiorum cistas ... cum alius se nongentum, alius selectum appellaret,Plin. 33, 1, 7, § 31.
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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 33.31
    • Columella, Res Rustica, 5.2.7
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