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hortus , i, m. cf.: heres, co-hors; χόρτος, an enclosure for plants; hence,
I.a garden, a pleasure - garden, fruit - garden, kitchen - garden, vineyard (syn.: pomarium, viretum, viridarium).
I. Lit.: “sed is clam patrem etiam hac nocte illa per hortum transiit ad nos,Plaut. Truc. 2, 1, 37: “abii ad hortum nostrum,id. Most. 5, 1, 4; Col. 10, 11, 3; Plin. 19, 4, 19, § 50; Cic. de Sen. 16, 56; id. Off. 3, 14, 58; id. Phil. 2, 6, 15; Lact. 2, 7; 7, 25; Plin. Ep. 2, 17, 15 et saep.: “horti Epicuri,in which Epicurus taught, Cic. Fin. 5, 1, 3; id. N. D. 1, 33, 93; id. Att. 12, 23, 2; cf. Plin. 19, 4, 19, § 51: “magni Senecae praedivitis horti,Juv. 10, 16: Horti Caesaris, Agrippinae, Domitiae, etc., at Rome (Trans-Tiberim); cf. “Becker's Antiq. I. p. 657 sq.: Horti Maecenatis,on the Esquiline hill, ib. p. 540 sq.
II. Transf.
B. For holera, garden-stuff, vegetables, greens, Cato, R. R. 8, 2; Hor. S. 2, 4, 16.—
C. Like the Gr. κῆπος, i. q. pudendum muliebre, Poët. ap. Anth. Lat. I. p. 686 Burm.; also the posteriors of a boy, Auct. Priap. 5.
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