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căvilla , ae, f. dim. perh. for calvilla, from calvor; but cf. Sanscr. kava, stingy,
I.a jeering, raillery, scoffing (ante- and postclass., and very rare): aufer cavillam: non ego nunc nugas ago, * Plaut. Aul. 4, 4, 11; Mart. Cap. 4, § 423.—Access. form căvil-lum , i, n., App. M. 1, p. 105; Aur. Vict. Epit. 9; cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 46 Müll.
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