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cŏëmptiōnālis (in MSS. also contracted cōmptiōnālis ; cf. Lachm. ad Lucr. p. 135), e, adj. coëmptio,
I.pertaining to a sham sale or a sham marriage: senex, who was made use of in such a performance (cf. Cic. Mur. 12, 27); “accordingly,poor, worthless, Plaut. Bacch. 4, 9, 52.—Of a low kind of slaves, Cur. ap. Cic. Fam. 7, 29, 1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 7.29.1
    • Cicero, For Lucius Murena, 12.27
    • Plautus, Bacchides, 4.9
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