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inquĭlīnus , a, m. and f. incolinus, colo, inhabitant of a place which is not his own, a sojourner, tenant, lodger (cf. incola).
I. Lit.
B. An inmate or lodger: inquilinus, qui eundem colit focum, Paul. ex Fest. p. 107 Müll.: “vicinus alicui vel inquilinus,Mart. 1, 86, 12: “quidam erant perpetui carcerum inquilini,Amm. 30, 5, 6.—
II. Trop.: in quarum locum subierunt inquilinae, impietas, perfidia, impudicitia, Varr. ap. Non. 403, 28: “quos ego non discipulos philosophorum, sed inquilinos voco,Sen. Ep. 108: “anima inquilina carnis,Tert. Res. Carn. 46 fin.
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