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măcellum , i (măcellus , i, m., Mart. 10, 96, 9), n. root μαχ-; cf. Gr. μάχομαι, to fight; cf. μάχαιρα, μάχη, and mactāre; prop. butcher's stall, shambles; hence, transf.,
I.meat-market, provision-market (where flesh, fish, and vegetables were sold).
II. Transf., meat: “arcessitur inde macellum,Manil. 5, 370.
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