Definition of lapillus
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LEM
lapillus, lapillī
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. a little stone, pebble
  2. a voting pebble, ballot (white for acquittal, black for condemnation)
  3. a precious stone, gem, jewel
Abbreviations
lapillus ī, m dim. lapis, a little stone, pebble: lapillos Tollunt (apes), V., O.

—A voting pebble, ballot (white for acquittal, black for condemnation): nivei atrique lapilli, O.

—A precious stone, gem, jewel: inter niveos viridesque lapillos, i. e. pearls and emeralds, H.: Libyci, bits of Numidian marble, H.
 
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