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oscillum , i, n. dim. 1. os; lit. little mouth; hence,
I. A little cavity in the middle of leguminous fruits, where the germ sprouts forth: “oscilla lupinorum,Col. 2, 10, 3.—*
II. A little image of the face, a little mask of Bacchus, hung from trees, so as to be easily moved by the wind: “tibique (Bacche) Oscilla ex altā suspendunt mollia pinu,Verg. G. 2, 389; cf. Serv. ad loc.; Macr. S. 1, 7; 11.
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