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būcina (not bucc-), ae, f

for *bovicina; bos + 1 CAN-, a trumpet, horn.—For military signals: bucinā datum signum, L.: bucinarum cantus: bello dat signum Bucina, V.: ad tertiam bucinam, at the third watch, L.—For calling an assembly: bucina datur, homines concurrunt, a trumpet-call.— Poet.: Bucina, quae concepit ubi aera, etc., i. e. Triton's horn, O. — Fig.: foedae bucina famae, <*>der's trumpet, Iu.

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