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cēna (not coena, caena), ae, f

a dinner, principal meal (anciently taken at noon, afterwards later): cenarum ars, H.: caput cenae: cenae pater, H.: cenae deum, H.: Pontificum, H.: antelucanae, lasting all night: amplior, Iu.: dubia, perplexing (by variety), T.: magna, H.: munda, H.: prior, i. e. a previous invitation, H.: sic cena ei coquebatur, ut, etc., N.: ducere, to prolong, H.: producere, H.: inter cenam, at table: ad cenam veniat, H.: invitare ad cenam: vocatus ad cenam: redire a cenā: ingens cena sedet, i. e. company, Iu.

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