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palaestra ae, f

, παλαίστρα, a wrestling school, wrestling-place, place of exercise, gymnasium, palaestra: statuas in palaestrā ponere: gramineae palaestrae, V.—A place of discipline in rhetoric, school of rhetoric, school: nitidum genus verborum sed palaestrae magis et olei, etc.—A wrestling, the exercise of wrestling: fac periclum in palaestrā, T.: indicat motus, didicerintne palaestram an nesciant: exercent patrias palaestras, V.: nitida, O. —Practice, art, skill: utemur palaestrā, quam a te didicimus.—A brothel, T.

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