decumānus or decimānus adj. decimus, of the tenth part, of tithes: ager, that pays tithes: frumentum, a tithe of the produce.
— Collecting tithes, farming tithes: mulier, a tithe-farmer&#039;s wife.
—As subst m., a tithe-farmer, tax-collector.
— Poet.: acipenser, fit for a tax-collector, i. e. of the largest size, Lucil. ap. C.
—Of the tenth cohort, in the phrase, porta decumana, the main entrance of a Roman camp, where the tenth cohort of the legion was stationed, Cs., L.
—Plur m. as subst, soldiers of the tenth legion, Ta.