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quīni , ae, a (
I.gen. plur. quinum, Col. 4, 30; Pandect. 40, 9, 5: quinorum not found), num. distr. adj. [quinque].
I. Five each: “quini in lectulis,Cic. Pis. 27, 67: “pedes,Caes. B. G. 3, 73: “ordines,id. ib. 7, 23: “versus,Nep. Att. 18, 6: “milia peditum,Liv. 8, 8: “ova pariunt,Col. 8, 14, 5: “aureorum,Dig. 40, 9, 5.—
II. In gen., five: “minae,Plaut. Ps. 1, 3, 111: “bis quinos silet dies,Verg. A. 2, 126: “armenta,id. ib. 7, 538: “nomina principum,Liv. 28, 26.— In sing.: lex me perdit quina vicenaria, i.e. a law invalidating contracts entered into before the age of twenty-five (the lex Plaetoria; v. Cic. Off. 1, 15, 61), Plaut. Ps. 1, 3, 69: “scrobes non altiores quino semipede,” i. e. two feet and a half, Plin. 17, 11, 16, § 80.
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    • Cicero, Against Piso, 27.67
    • Plautus, Pseudolus, 1.3
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 2.126
    • Cornelius Nepos, Atticus, 18.6
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 17.80
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 8, 8
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 28, 26
    • Cicero, De Officiis, 1.15
    • Columella, Res Rustica, 4.30
    • Columella, Res Rustica, 8.14.5
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