Definition of Argiletum
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LNS
Argīlētum, Argīlētī
Argiletum sunt qui scripserunt ab Argola, seu quod is huc venerit ibique sit sepultus; Mull.: ; cf. Spald. ad
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. a part of Rome, in the Vicus Tuscus, between the Circus Maximus and Mons Aventinus, where handicraftsmen and booksellers traded
Abbreviations
Argīlētum, i, n. Argiletum sunt qui scripserunt ab Argolā, seu quod is huc venerit ibique sit sepultus; alii ab argillā, quod ibi id genus terrae, Varr. L. L. 5, ยง 157 Mull.: sane Argiletum quasi Argilletum multi volunt a pingui terrā, Serv. ad Verg. A. 8, 345; cf. Spald. ad Quint. 1, 6, 31, a part of Rome, in the Vicus Tuscus, between the Circus Maximus and Mons Aventinus, where handicraftsmen and booksellers traded, Cic. Att. 12, 32; Verg. A. 8, 345.

—Also, acc. to the first explanation of the word, separated (per tmesin): Argique letum, Mart. 2, 17, 3; 1, 118, 9.

—Hence, Argīlētānus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to the place Argiletum: aedificium, standing upon the Argiletum, Cic. Att. 1, 14 fin.: tabernae, Mart. 1, 4 (cf. Hor. Ep. 1. 20, 1).
 
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