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persōna ae, f

per+SON-, a mask, false face (usu. of clay or bark, covering the head; worn by actors): tragica, Ph.: pallens, Iu.: mulier videtur, Non persona loqui, i. e. no man disguised , Iu.An assumed character, part : parasiti, T.: potestatis, affectation , Ta.A part, character : aliena: personam in re p. tueri principis: persona, quam mihi tempus et res p. imposuit: petitoris personam capere: gravissimam personam sustinere: in Maeandri personā esse expressam speciem civitatis.— A person, personage, character : ut mea persona semper aliquid videretur habere populare: induxi senem disputantem, quia nulla videbatur aptior persona: Laeli: altera, sed secunda, second chief personage , N.: ut rerum, ut personarum dignitates ferunt: foedior omni Crimine persona est, the character you have to describe , Iu.

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