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căpillātus , a, um, P. a. of capillor, not in use,
I.having hair, hairy (cf. barbatus): “adulescens bene capillatus,with a fine head of hair, Cic. Agr. 2, 22, 58; Suet. Vesp. 23: “capillatior quam ante,Cic. Agr. 2, 5, 13.— As a designation of a primitive age (since the hair was not then shorn; v. barba and barbatus): (vinum) capillato diffusum consule, i.e. very old wine, Juv 5, 30.—Prov.: “fronte capillată, post est occasio calva,Cato, Dist. 2, 26; cf. Phaedr. 5, 8, 1 sqq.—Subst.: căpillāti , ōrum, m., young aristocrats, Mart. 3, 57, 31.—
B. Capillata vel capillaris arbor, a tree on which the Vestal virgins suspended their shorn hair, Paul. ex Fest. p. 57 Müll.; cf. Plin. 16, 44, 85, § 235.—
II. Transf., of plants, consisting of slender fibres: “radices,Plin. 19, 6, 31, § 98: “folia,id. 16, 24, 38, § 90.
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