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tăbellārĭus , a, um, adj. tabella,
I.of or belonging to tablets, i. e.,
I. (Acc. to tabella, II.A.) Of or pertaining to writing or to letters.
A. Adj.: “naves,vessels to carry letters, packet-boats, Sen. Ep. 77, 1. — Hence,
B. Subst.: tăbellārĭus , ii, m., a lettercarrier, courier: “epistulam, quam attulerat Phileros tabellarius,Cic. Fam. 9, 15, 1; 10, 31, 4; 15, 18, 2; id. Phil. 2, 31, 77; id. Prov. Cons. 7, 15; Cass. ap. Cic. Fam. 12, 12, 1; Liv. 45, 1, 6 al.
II. (Acc. to tabella, II. B.) Of or relating to voting-tablets: lex, regulating voting: “sunt enim quattuor leges tabellariae, quarum prima de magistratibus mandandis, ea est tabellaria Gabinia, etc.,Cic. Leg. 3, 16, 35; id. Sest. 48, 103; Plin. Ep. 3, 20, 1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 12.12.1
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 9.15.1
    • Cicero, Philippics, 2.31.77
    • Cicero, On the Consular Provinces, 7.15
    • Cicero, For Sestius, 48.103
    • Pliny the Younger, Epistulae, 3.20.1
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 45, 1.6
    • Cicero, De Legibus, 3.16
    • Seneca, Epistulae, 77.1
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