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histrio , ōnis, m. Etrusc. prim. form HISTER, Liv. 7, 2, 6; Val. Max. 2, 4, 4; whence histricus and histriculus,
I.a stage-player, actor, either tragic or comic (syn.: actor, mimus, tragoedus, comoedus).
II. Transf., a boaster: “histrionis est parvam rem attollere,Cels. 5, 26, 1.
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