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lignārĭus , a, um, adj. lignum,
I.of or belonging to wood, wood-: “negotiatio,timbertrade, Capitol. Pert. 1: “lima,Scrib. Comp. 141: “artifex,a worker in wood, Vulg. Isa. 44, 13.—
II. Subst.: lignārĭus , i, m.
A. A worker in wood, a carpenter, joiner, Pall. 1, 6, 2.—Perh. hence,
2. Inter lignarios, a place in Rome before the Porta Trigemina, perh. Joiners'-street, Timber-street, Liv. 35, 41 fin. (acc. to others, timber-market).—
B. A slave whose office it was to carry wood (to a temple), a wood-carrier: “Josue Gabionitas in aquarios lignariosque damnavit,Hier. Ep. 108, 8.—
C. A wood-cutter, woodman: lignarius ξυλοκόπος, κόπτων ξύλα, Gloss. Lat. Gr.
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