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tĕnŭĭtas , ātis. f. tenuis,
I.thinness, slenderness, fineness, smallness, tenuity (class.).
B. Transf. (acc. to tenuis, I. B.), smallness, insignificance, poverty, indigence, scarcity: “Magii,Cic. de Or. 2, 66, 265: “alicujus,Cic. Fil. Fam. 16, 21, 4; Caes. B. G. 7, 17: “aerarii,Cic. Off. 2, 21, 74: “earum rerum, quas terra procreet, vel ubertatem vel tenuitatem,id. Div. 2, 13, 30.—
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