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spīco , no
I.perf., ātum, 1, v. a. spica, to furnish with spikes or ears (post-Aug., and usually in the part. perf.): grana in stipulā crinito textu spicantur, shoot out or put forth ears, Plin. 18, 7, 10, § 60: “chamaecissos spicata est tritici modo,id. 24, 15, 84, § 135: “herbarum spicatarum genus,id. 21, 17, 61, § 101: “testacea spicata,a pavement of bricks, laid in the shape of ears of corn, Vitr. 7, 1 med.; Plin. 36, 25, 62, § 187: “quam longa exigui spicant hastilia dentes,sharpen to a point, Grat. Cyn. 118: “spicatae faces,id. ib. 484: animantes spicatae aculeis, Min. Octav. 17 fin.
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