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tīrō ōnis, m

In the army, a newly levied soldier, young soldier, recruit: legio tironum, Cs.: cum essem tiro in eius exercitu: tirones milites (opp. veterani): exercitu a Manlio accepto tirone, L.: Multaque tironi non patienda feret (opp. vetus miles), O.—A beginner, tiro: nullā in re: homo non aetate sed usu forensi tiro, inexperienced: qui ante hanc pugnam tiro esset.—A youth assuming the toga, young man beginning life, O.

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