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sagmen , ĭnis, n. root sag, to fill, feed; cf. Gr. σεσαγμένος, σάττω; Lat. sagina,
I.the tuft of sacred herbs plucked within the citadel by the consul or prœtor, by bearing which the persons of the Roman fetiales and ambassadors became inviolable: “sunt sagmina quaedam herbae, quas legati populi Romani ferre solebant, ne quis eos violaret, sicuti legati Graecorum ferunt ea, quae vocantur cerycia,Dig. 1, 8, 8; cf. Fest. p. 320 Müll.; and Paul. ex Fest. p. 321 ib.; Plin. 22, 2, 3, § 5; Liv. 1, 24; 30, 43.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 1, 24
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 22.5
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 30, 43
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