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ŏpĭcus , a, um, adj. a fuller form for Opsus, Obscus, and Oscus, lit. Oscan; cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 188 Müll.; hence, transf.,
I.clownish, rude, stupid, ignorant, foolish (not in Cic.): (Graeci) nos quoque dictitant barbaros et spurcius nos quam alios opicos appellatione foedant, M. Cato ap. Plin. 29, 1, 7, § 14: “ut nostri opici putaverunt,Gell. 13, 9, 4: “chartae,rough, coarse, unpolished, Aus. Prof. 22: “amica,Juv. 6, 454: opici mures, barbarians of mice, that gnaw books, id. 3, 207.
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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 29.14
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 13.9.4
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