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Lăcaena , ae, f., = Λάκαινα,
I.Spartan, Lacedæmonian; and subst., a Lacedæmonian or Spartan woman.
I. Adj. (poet.): apud Lacaenas virgines, quibus magis palaestra studio est, etc., Poet. ap. Cic. Tusc. 2, 15, 36: “virginibus bacchata Lacaenis Taygeta,Verg. G. 2, 487: “Tyndaris,id. A. 2, 601: “canes,Claud. Laud. Stil. 3, 300.—
II. Subst., a Spartan woman: “qualis tandem Lacaena, quae, etc.,Cic. Tusc. 1, 42, 102; so of Helen, Verg. A. 2, 601; 6, 511; of Clytemnestra, Val. Fl. 7, 150; of Leda, Mart. 9, 103, 2.
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