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Assĭus , a, um, adj.,
I.of or pertaining to the city Assus (in Troas): lapis, a kind of limestone, which was used for coffins, and in which the body was soon consumed: “In Asso Troadis sarcophagus lapis fissili venā scinditur. Corpora defunctorum condita in eo absumi constat intra XL. dies exceptis dentibus,Plin. 36, 17, 27, § 131.
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