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mŏdĕrātrix , īcis, f. moderator.
I. She who moderates or allays; a directress, mistress, governess (mostly Ciceron.): “sibi,Plaut. Cist. 2, 2, 3.—
II. That which rules, guides, controls, etc.: “temperantia est moderatrix omnium commotionum,Cic. Tusc. 5, 14, 42: “materiae,id. N. D. 3, 39, 92: “factorum,id. Phil. 5, 18, 50: “officii,id. Fl. 24, 57.
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