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lacertus ī, m

2 LAC-, the muscular part of the arm from the shoulder to the elbow, upper arm : subiecta lacertis Bracchia sunt, O.An arm (esp. as brawny, muscular): nam scutum in onere non plus numerant quam lacertos: lacertos Imponere collo, O.: adducto lacerto, V.: secto requiem sperare lacerto, Iu.—Of bees: aptant lacertos, i. e. make trial of , V.—Fig., muscle, strength, vigor, force : in Lysiā saepe sunt lacerti: arma Caesaris Augusti non responsura lacertis, H.

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