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rota ae, f

2 AR-, a wheel : aurea summae Curvatura rotae, O.: Ne currente retro funis eat rotā, while the wheel hurries forward , H.A potter's wheel : currente rotā cur urceus exit? H.A wheel for torture : in rotam beatam vitam non escendere: Ixionii rota orbis, V.A car, chariot : Si rota defuerit, tu pede carpe viam, O.: Subdiderat rotas, V.: croceis invecta rotis Aurora, O.— Fig., a wheel : fortunae, i. e. fickleness : imparibus vecta Thalia rotis, i. e. in elegiac metre , O.: disparibus (elegorum) rotis, O.

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