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clītellae , ārum, f.,
I.a pack-saddle put upon beasts of burden, especially upon asses, a sumpter-saddle, Plaut. Most. 3, 2, 91; Cic. Fragm. ap. Quint. 5, 13, 40; Hor. S. 1, 5, 47; id. Ep. 1, 13, 8; Phaedr. 1, 15, 8.—Prov.: bovi clitellas imponere; v. bos, I.—
II. Meton.
A. The name of a place in Rome: clitellae dicuntur etiam locus Romae propter similitudinem, et in Viā Flaminiā loca quaedam devexa subinde et accliva, Paul. ex Fest. p. 59, 15 Müll.—
B. An instrument of torture: est etiam tormenti genus eodem nomine appellatum, Paul. l. l.
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