Definition of arcula
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Orthography ID = 2004270
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LNS
arcula, arculae
arca
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a small chest or box, a casket
  2. A small perfume - box, a jewel-casket
  3. A small money-box or casket
  4. The wind-box of an organ
Abbreviations
arcula, ae, f. dim. arca, a small chest or box, a casket, etc. For unguents, ornaments, etc. A small perfume - box, a jewel-casket, Plaut. Most. 1, 3, 91: arculae muliebres, Cic. Off. 2, 7, 25.

—Hence, trop. of rhetor. ornament: omnes (Isocratis) discipulorum arculae, Cic. Att. 2, 1.

— A small money-box or casket: arcula plena aranearum, Afran. ap. Fest. s. v. tanne, p. 154 (cf. Cat. 13, 8: Plenus sacculus est aranearum).

— The wind-box of an organ, Vitr. 10, 13.

— Arcula dicebatur avis, quae in auspiciis vetabat aliquid fieri, Paul. ex Fest. p. 16 Mull.
 
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