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contubernium ī, n

com-+taberna, companionship in a tent, the relation of a general and his personal follower: contuberni necessitudo: patris, S.: alqm contubernio aestimare, by intimate companionship, Ta.: militum, with the soldiers, Ta.: muliebris militiae, concubinage.—Of animals, a dwelling together, Ph.—Of slaves, marriage, Cu.A common war-tent: deponere in contubernio arma, Cs.An abode of slaves, Ta.

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