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rānuncŭlus , i, m. dim. rana.
I. Lit., a little frog, a tadpole, porwigle, Cic. Div. 1, 9, 15.—
II. Transf., jocosely, of the inhabitants of Ulubrae (as residing in the neighborhood of marshes), Cic. Fam. 7, 18, 3.—
III. A medicinal plant, called also batrachion, perh. crowfoot, ranunculus, Plin. 25, 13, 109, § 172; Tert. Spect. 27.
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