were slaves who carried water for bathing,
&c. into the female apartments: they were also called aquarioli,
and were held in great contempt. (Juv. 6.332
; Paul. Diac. s. v. and
Müller's Note; Hieron. Ep.
27; Jul. Paul. 3.6, 58.)
The name was also applied to slaves who had the care of the fountains and
ponds in gardens. (Becker-Göll, Gallus,
iii. p. 74; Marquardt, Röm.
vii. p. 139.) The aquarii were also public officers who
attended to the aqueducts under the aediles, and afterwards under the
(Cic. ad Farm. 7.6
; Cod. 11, tit. 42; AQUAEDUCTUS