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spīculum ī, n dim.

spicum, a little sharp point, sting : spicula caeca relinquunt (apes), V.: Curva (of scorpions), O.: crabronum, O.—Of a missile, a point : tum denique sibi avelli iubet spiculum: Hastarum spicula, O.: bipalme, L.A pointed missile, dart, arrow, javelin : quos spiculo possent attingere, with a javelin : torquere Cydonia cornu Spicula, arrows , V.

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