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[67] As for Solitaurilia it is by now universally believed to stand for Suovelaurilia, a derivation which corresponds to the actual sacrifice, which has its counterpart in Homer1 as well. But these compounds are formed not so much from three words as from the fragments of three. On the other hand Pacuvius seems to have formed compounds of a preposition and two vocables (i.e. nouns) as in
Nerei repandirostrum incurvticervicum pecs:
The flock
Of Nereus snout-uplifted, neck-inarched
the effect is unpleasing.

1 As in Od. xi. 130. The word means sacrifices of a pig, sheep and bull.

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