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Fābrĭcĭus , a, um, adj. faber,
I.name of a Roman gens. The most celebrated is C. Fabricius Luscinus, leader of the Romans against Pyrrhus, and famous for his frugality, and for his noble conduct towards Pyrrhus, Cic. de Or. 2, 66, 268; id. Off. 3, 22, 86; id. Planc. 25, 60; Val. Max. 4, 4, 3; Gell. 1, 14; Juv. 9, 142; Plin. 33, 12, 54, § 153 et saep.—
II. Hence,
A. Fābrĭcĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Fabricius, Fabrician: pons, leading over the Tiber to the island of Aesculapius, built by one L. Fabricius, now Ponte di quattro capi, Hor. S. 2, 3, 36.—
B. Fābrĭcĭānus , a, um, adj., the same: venenum, prepared by C. Fabricius, a friend of Oppianicus, Cic. Clu. 66, 189 (cf. ib. 16, 47).
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    • Cicero, For Aulus Cluentius, 66.189
    • Cicero, For Plancius, 25.60
    • Horace, Satires, 2.3.36
    • Cicero, On Oratory, 2.66
    • Cicero, De Officiis, 3.22
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 1.14
    • Valerius Maximus, Facta et Dicta Memorabilia, 4.4.3
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