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bīnī ae, a (gen. bīnūm), num distr.

DVA-, two by two, two to each, two each, two at a time: ex praediis talenta bina, every year two talents, T.: censores binos in singulas civitates: si unicuique bini pedes adsignentur, two to each: turres binorum tabulatorum, Cs.: binos imperatores sibi fecere, S.: Carthagine quot annis annui bini reges creabantur, N.: inermes cum binis vestimentis exire, L.: reges, two at a time, Ta.: Bina die siccant ovis ubera, i. e. twice, V. — For duo, double, two, in pairs (usu. with plur tantum): binae (litterae), two: bina castra: binae hostium copiae: inter binos ludos: binis centesimis faeneratus est: binos (scyphos) habebam, a pair, two of like form: bina hastilia, V.: arae, O.: fetus, V.: si bis bina quot essent didicisset, twice two.

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