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pīla , ae, f. perh. for pisula, from root pis-; v. pinso, piso,
I.a mortar (syn. mortarium): “pila, ubi triticum pinsant,Cato, R. R. 14; Ov. Ib. 573: “zeae granum tunditur in pilā ligneā,Plin. 18, 11, 29, § 112: “si contuderis stultum in pilā,Vulg. Prov. 27, 22: sal sordidum in pilā pisatum, Paul. ex Fest. p. 158 Müll.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (2):
    • Old Testament, Proverbs, 27.22
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 18.112
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