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ăquaeductus (ăquae ductus ; also ductus ăquae , Vitr. 8, 6: ăquārum ductus , Plin. 16, 42, 81, § 224; Vitr. 8, 6, 3; and ductus ăquārum , Suet. Claud. 20), ūs, m.,
I.a conveyance of water, an aqueduct, a conduit (cf.: “(Appius) aquam in urbem duxit,Liv. 9, 29): “De aquae ductu probe fecisti,Cic. Att. 13, 6: “usque ad Collem aquae ductūs,Vulg. 2 Reg. 2, 24: “fecitque aquae ductum,ib. 3 Reg. 18, 32; ib. Isa. 7, 3 al.; “also,the right of conducting water to some place, Cic. Caecin. 26; cf. Dig. 8, 3, 1. On the aqueducts of Rome, v. Smith, Dict. Antiq., s. v. aquaeductus.
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