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mensārĭus , a, um, adj. id.,
I.of or belonging to the table or counter; only subst.
I. mensārĭus , ii, m., a money-changer, banker
A. In gen.: mensaril nummularii, Paul. ex Fest. p. 124, 17 Müll.: Cassius Parmens. ap. Suet. Aug. 4.—
B. In partic., a public banker, who regulated the paying out of public moneys, Cic. Fl. 19, 44: “quinqueviris creatis, quos mensarlos ab dispensatione pecuniae appellārunt,Liv. 7, 21: “mensarii triumviri,id. 23, 21; 26, 36.—
II. Mensārĭum , ii, n., table furniture, a table-cloth: collarium, quod in collo est.: mensarium, quod in mensā est, Prisc. p. 590 P.
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    • Suetonius, Divus Augustus, 4
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 23, 21
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 26, 36
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 7, 21
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