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CADURCUM

CADURCUM a kind of linen, which took its name from the tribe which produced it, the Cadurci, who inhabited the district now called le Quercy in Guienne (Strabo iv. p.191; nivei cadurci, Juv. 7.221). It was especially esteemed for bedding (Plin. Nat. 19.13 ; Juv. 6.537), and also used for garments (Plin. Nat. 19.8), bandages (Sulpicia ap. Schol. Juv. l.c.), tents (Plin. l.c.; Juv. 7.221, Schol.

[J.H.F]

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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 19.8
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 19.13
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