previous next
spondēus (spondīus ; sometimes incorrectly written spondaeus ), i, m., = σπονδεῖος, of or belonging to libations; hence,
A. spondēum , i, n., a vessel used in making libations, App. M. 11, p. 266, 26.—
B. (Because of its prolonged, solemn character.) A spondee (metrical foot), Cic. Or. 64, 216; Quint. 9, 4, 80 sq.; Hor. A. P. 256; Aus. Ep. 21, 42.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide References (3 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Horace, Ars Poetica, 256
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 9, 4.80
    • Cicero, Orator, 64.216
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: