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1. A larder (Plaut. Curc. 2.3, 45; Plin. Nat. 19.57); used also for sheltering plants in the winter (Plin. Nat. 18.227).

2. In the more modest dwellings a bar or beam, furnished with meat-hooks or pegs, hung against the wall and served the same purpose (Plaut. Capt. 4.4, 6). A carnarium of this sort is figured under CAUPONA A fork (furca) was used in taking down and replacing joints of meat (Petron. 135, 4; 136, 1).


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