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gĕnŭīnus , a, um, adj. genae; cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 94 Müll.,
I.of or belonging to the cheek: “dentes,jaw-teeth, back-teeth, Cic. N. D. 2, 54, 134; Plin. 11, 37, 63, § 166; also as subst.: gĕnŭīni , orum, m., Verg. Cat. 5, 36; and in sing.: gĕnŭīnus , i, m., Juv. 5, 69.—Prov.: genuinum frangere in aliquo, to break one's jaw-tooth on a person, i. e. to criticise him severely, Pers. 1, 115.
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    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 2.54
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