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mango , ōnis, m. μάγγανον,
I.a dealer, monger in slaves or wares, to which he tries to give an appearance of greater value, by adorning them (post-Aug.): “mangones quicquid est quod displiceat, aliquo lenocinio abscondunt, etc.,Sen. Ep. 80, 9: “milia pro puero centum me mango poposcit,Mart. 1, 58, 1: “non puer avari sectus arte mangonis, Virilitatis damna maeret ereptae,id. 9, 7, 4; Plin. 24, 6, 22, § 36: “mangones, qui colorem fuco mentiuntur,Quint. 2, 15, 25: “non a mangone petitus quisquam erit,Juv. 11, 147.—Also, a furbisher, polisher, etc.: “gemmarum,Plin. 37, 13, 76, § 200; 12, 20, 43, § 98; 23, 1, 22, § 40; cf. Sillig. ad Plin. 34, 8, 19, § 79.
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