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lituus m

a crooked staff borne by an augur, augur's crook, crosier, augural wand: baculus sine nodo aduncus, quem lituum appellarunt, L.: lituus, insigne auguratūs: Quirinalis, V.: lituo pulcher trabeāque Quirinus, O.—A crooked wind-instrument, curved trumpet, cornet, clarion: lituos pati, V.: lituus pugnae signa daturus erat, O.: lituo tubae Permixtus sonitus, H.—A signal: meae profectionis.

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