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quinquāgēnārĭus , a, um, adj. quinquageni.
I. Consisting of fifty, containing fifty: “grex equarum,Varr. R. R. 2, 10, 11: “dolium,Cato, R. R. 69, 2: “urna,id. ib. 10, 2: “fistula,the plate of which, before being bent, was fifty inches in width, Vitr. 8, 7: “quinquagenarius (homo),fifty years old, Quint. 9, 2, 85.—
II. Subst.: quinquāgēnārĭi , among the Israelites, military officers commanding fifty men, captains over fifty, Hier. in Isa. 2, 3, 3; Vulg. Exod. 18, 21; id. Deut. 1, 15; id. 1 Reg. 1, 9 sq.
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