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lūnŭla , ae, f. dim. 1. luna,
I.a little moon, an ornament worn by women: “aurea,Plaut. Ep. 5, 1, 33: “lunulae sunt ornamenta mulierum in similitudinem lunae, bullulae aureae dependentes,Isid. Orig. 19, 31, 17; Tert. Cult. Fem. 2, 10.—Rarely of the luna worn by senators on their shoes: hac lunula nam adsuta calceis discernuntur patricii a noviciis, Schol. Juv. 7, 192; cf. luna, II. C.
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