Eth. PRECIA´NI a people of Aquitania, who surrendered to P. Crassus, Caesar's legatus in B.C. 56. We know nothing about them, and even the name is uncertain, for the MSS. write it in several different ways. (Caes. B. G, 3.27.) [G.L]
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