contubernium ī, n com-+taberna, companionship in a tent, the relation of a general and his personal follower: contuberni necessitudo: patris, S.: alqm contubernio aestimare, by intimate companionship, Ta.: militum, with the soldiers, Ta.: muliebris militiae, concubinage.
—Of animals, a dwelling together, Ph.
—Of slaves, marriage, Cu.
— A common war-tent: deponere in contubernio arma, Cs.
—An abode of slaves, Ta.