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vēnālīcĭus or -tĭus , a, um, adj. venalis,
I.of or belonging to selling, for sale.
I. In gen.
A. Adj.: “jumenta,Petr. 76. —
B. Subst.: vēnālīcĭum , ii, n., taxes on sales, Cod. Just. 12, 19, 4.—
II. In partic., of or belonging to slave-selling.
A. Adj.: “familiae,” i. e. young slaves exposed for sale, Suet. Aug. 42; so, “greges,Plin. 35, 18, 58, § 201.—
B. Substt.
1. vēnālīcĭus , ii, m., a slave-dealer, Cic. Or. 70, 232; Plin. 21, 26, 97, § 170; Suet. Rhet. 1.—
2. vēnā-līcĭum , ii, n.
a. Slave-selling, Dig. 21, 1, 65; Petr. 29; Inscr. Orell. 3023 and 4777.—
b. Plur., concr., young slaves, Dig. 28, 8, 5.
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