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cuneus ī, m

1 CA-, a wedge: cuneos inserens: cuneis scindebant lignum, V.: iamque labant cunei, i. e. the plugs in the hull, O.: Britannia in cuneum tenuatur, like a wedge, Ta.A wedgeshaped body of troops, wedge: cuneo facto, Cs.: rupere cuneo viam, L.: cuneis coactis, V.: acies per cuneos componitur, Ta.: Macedonius, the phalanx, L.A division of seats in a theatre (widening from the stage), V., Iu.Plur, the spectators, Ph.

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