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verbēna ae, f

a leafy twig, olive-branch, sacred bough (of laurel, olive, myrtle, or cypress, borne by the fetiales): fetialis patrem patratum Fusium fecit verbenā caput tangens, L.: sacerdotes Cereris cum infulis et verbenis (as suppliants): ex arā hinc sume verbenas tibi, T.: Verbenas adole pinguīs, V., H., O.

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