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nĭtēla , ae, f. niteo,
I.brightness, splendor (post-class.).
I. Lit.: “armorum nitela,Sol. 22, 5.—
II. Transf.
A. That which shines or glitters, a glittering particle: “nitelae pulveris,gold-dust, Sol. 23, 4. —
B. That which causes to shine, a polish: nitelae oris, i. e. tooth-powder, Cat ap. App. Mag. p. 277, 5.
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