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satelles itis, m and f

an attendant, follower, courtier, life-guard: regii satellites, retinue, L.: satellites Naevi: si equites Romani satellites Numidae traderentur, S.: Aurum per medios ire satellites . . . amat, H.: Hannibalis, followers, L.— —An attendant, companion, follower: Iovis pinnata satelles, i. e. the eagle: Orci, i. e. Charon, H.: deae custos, satelles (i. e. Orion, of Diana), O.— An assistant in crime, accomplice, partner, abettor: stipatores corporis constituit, eosdem satellites potestatis: satellites scelerum.—Fig., an assistant, attendant: natura ei (sc. homini) sensūs tamquam satellites attribuit: Virtutis rigidus, H.

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