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clipeus (clup-) ī, m, or clipeum, ī, n

CLEP-, a round shield of metal: speciem inclusit in clupeo: maximis clipeis uti, N.: clipeos ad tela sinistris obicere, V.—Prov.: clipeum post volnera sumere, i. e. to act too late, O.—Poet.: dei (Phoebi) clipeus, i. e. the sun's disk, O.A metallic tablet for a relief, medallion: argenteum, L.

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