Definition of armamentum
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Orthography ID = 2004517
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LNS
armāmentum, armāmentī
arma, III., armo
Mostly Plural
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. implements or utensils for any purpose
  2. the tackle of a ship
  3. Ac
  4. Cha
  5. Ac
Abbreviations
armāmenta, ōrum, n. arma, III., implements or utensils for any purpose. In gen.: armamenta vinearum, props, Plin. 17, 21, 35, § 152: armamenta ad inclusos cantus, reeds, pipes, id. 16, 36, 66, § 170: Excussis inde tunicis iterum iisdem armamentis nudata conciditur medulla, i.e. with mortar and pestle = pilā ligneā, which he had used just before, id. 18, 11, 29, § 112.

— Esp., the tackle of a ship (sails, ropes, cables, etc.): armamentūm stridor, Pac. ap. Serv. ad Verg. A. 1, 87: Ac. Salvast navis: ne time. Cha. Quid alia armamenta? Ac. Salva et sana sunt, Plaut. Merc. 1, 2, 62; 1, 2, 80: omnia caute armamenta locans, * Cic. Arat. 197: hic tormenta, armamenta, arma, omnis apparatus belli est, Liv. 26, 43: armamenta navis projecerunt, * Vulg. Act. 27, 19: aptarique suis pinum jubet armamentis, Ov. M. 11, 456; Col. 4, 3, 1; Suet. Aug. 17.

—Sometimes the sails are excepted: cum omnis Gallicis navibus spes in velis armamentisque consisteret, Caes. B. G. 3, 14; Liv. 36, 44; Sen. Ben. 6, 15.
 
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