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grāvastellus , i, m. dim. ‡ gravaster, from ‡ gravus, kindr. to γραῦς and the Ger. grau; Engl. gray; the ground-form of ravus,
I.a gray-headed fellow: “quis est haec muliercula et illic gravastellus qui venit?Plaut. Ep. 5, 1, 14; cf.: gravastellus senior, Paul. ex Fest. p. 96 Müll. (where it is erroneously derived from gravis; moreover, he reads s. v. Ravi coloris, p. 272, in Plautus, ravistellus).
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