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ălĭca , ae, f. from alo, acc. to Paul. ex Fest. p. 7 Müll.; akin to ἀλέω, ὀλαί acc. to Doed., orig. adj.,
I.nourishing, sc. farina.
I. A kind of grain, spelt, Cato, R. R. 76 init.; Plin. 18, 7, 10, § 50.—
II. Grits prepared from it, spelt-grits, Gr. χόνδρος, later ἄλιξ, Cels. 6, 6; Plin. 22, 25, 61, § 128.—
III. A drink prepared from these grits, Mart. 13, 6.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 18.50
    • A. Cornelius Celsus, De Medicina, 6.6
    • Martial, Epigrammata, 13.6
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