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umbrātĭcus , a, um, adj. umbra,
I.of or belonging to the shade, i. e. to retirement, seclusion, or leisure: “homo,” i. e. who loves to stay in the shade, an idler, lounger, Plaut. Curc. 4, 3, 24.—
II. Esp., retired, private, contemplative (opp. forensis): “Epicureorum delicata et umbratica turba,Sen. Ben. 4, 2, 1: “solitaria et velut umbratica vita,Quint. 1, 2, 18 Zumpt N. cr. (al. umbratili): “doctor,” i. e. one who teaches at home, a private tutor, Petr. 2: “litterae,composed in one's study, Plin. Ep. 9, 2, 3: “negotium,that is attended to at home, Gell. 3, 1, 10.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Plautus, Curculio, 4.3
    • Pliny the Younger, Epistulae, 9.2.3
    • Seneca, de Beneficiis, 4.2.1
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 1, 2.18
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 3.1.10
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