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invŏlūcrum , i, n. involvo,
I.that in which something is wrapped, a wrapper, covering, case, envelope (class.).
B. Esp., a napkin or cloth to protect the clothing while shaving: “ne id quidem involucri inicere voluit, vestem ut ne inquinet,Plaut. Capt. 2, 2, 17.—
II. Trop.: “(ingenii),Cic. de Or. 1, 35, 161: “simulationum,cover, mask, id. Q. Fr. 1, 1, 5, § 15.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Cicero, Letters to his brother Quintus, 1.1.5
    • Cicero, Against Verres, 2.4.65
    • Plautus, Captivi, 2.2
    • Cicero, On Oratory, 1.35
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 2.14
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