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Asturco , ōnis, m. Astur, Asturian horse, an ambler, distinguished for the beautiful motion of its limbs (cf. the epigram, Mart. 14, 199, and Sil. 3, 336), Auct. ad Her. 4, 50; Sen. Ep. 81: “Equini generis, hi sunt quos thieldones vocamus, minore formā appellatos Asturcones,Plin. 8, 42, 67, § 166; Veg. 2, 28, 37.—Transf. to other horses possessing similar qualities: “Asturco Macedonicus,Petr. 86.
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    • Seneca, Epistulae, 81
    • Martial, Epigrammata, 14.199
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