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cothurnus ī, m

, κότηορνος, a high Grecian shoe: cum pallā et cothurnis.—A laced huntingboot covering the foot, V. — A buskin, high shoe worn by tragic actors, H.: grandes cothurni, i. e. tragedy, H.: Sophocleus, the muse, V.: Cecropius, i. e. tragedy like that of Athens, H.: cunctis graviora cothurnis, Iu.

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