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rūna , ae,f.,
I.a kind of weapon, a javelin or dart.
I. Lit.: “runa genus teli significat. Ennius: runata recedit, id est pilata,Fest. p. 263 Müll.: “C. Gracchus runis et iis sicis, quas, etc.... nonne omnem rei publicae statum permutavit?Cic. Leg. 3, 9, 20 Mos. N. cr.
II. Transf., the runic written character, runes: barbara fraxineis pingatur runa tabellis, Ven. Carm. 7, 18, 19.
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    • Cicero, De Legibus, 3.9
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