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rūfŭlus , a, um,
I.adj. dim. [rufus], reddish, rather red.
I. In gen.: “macilentis malis rufulus,red-haired, red-headed, Plaut. As. 2, 3, 20 (cf. rufus): “radices mandragorae,Plin. 25, 13, 94, § 147.—
II. In partic.: Rūfŭli , ōrum, m., the military tribunes chosen by the general himself (opp. to the Comitiati, who were chosen by the people in the Comitia); “so called after one Rutilius Rufus,Liv. 7, 5 fin.; Fest. p. 261 Müll.; Ps.-Ascon. ap. Div. in Caecil. 10, p. 142.
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    • Plautus, Asinaria, 2.3
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 7, 5
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