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decumānus or decimānus adj.

decimus, of the tenth part, of tithes : ager, that pays tithes : frumentum, a tithe of the produce. — Collecting tithes, farming tithes : mulier, a tithe-farmer's wife .—As subst m., a tithe-farmer, tax-collector .— Poet.: acipenser, fit for a tax-collector , i. e. of the largest size , Lucil. ap. C.Of the tenth cohort , in the phrase, porta decumana, the main entrance of a Roman camp, where the tenth cohort of the legion was stationed, Cs., L.Plur m . as subst, soldiers of the tenth legion , Ta.

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