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iocus ī (plur. also ioca, iocorum, n), m

IA-, a jest, joke: iocum movere, S.: ioci causā, for the sake of the joke: ioca atque seria cum humillimis agere, S.: seria ac iocos celebrare, L.: conviva ioco mordente facetus, Iu.: agitare iocos cum aliquo, O.: Seu tu querelas sive geris iocos, H.: ne ioco quidem mentiretur, N.: ioco seriove, L.: neu sis iocus, a laughing-stock, H.: extra iocum, bellus est, joking aside.—Person.: quam Iocus circumvolat et Cupido, the god of jests, H.A trifle, jest: Ludum iocumque dicet fuisse illum, child's play, T.: ne tibi ludus et iocus fuisse Hispaniae tuae videbuntur! L.

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