Definition of lapis
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LEM
lapis, lapidis
noun (m., 3rd declension)
  1. a stone
  2. the auctioneer's stone at a slave sale, platform
  3. a landmark, boundary-stone, a monument to mark distance, mile-stone (at intervals of 1000 paces)
  4. a grave-stone, tomb-stone
  5. a precious stone, gem, jewel, pearl
  6. a statue
Abbreviations
lapis idis, m a stone: undique lapides in murum iaci coepti sunt, Cs.: eminus lapidibus pugnare, S.: lapides omnīs flere ac lamentari coegisses: Ossa lapis fiunt, O.: bibulus, pumicestone, V.: Parius, Parian marble, V.: lapides varios radere, mosaic, H.: lapide diem candidiore notare, to mark as a lucky day, Ct.

—As a term of reproach: i, quid stas, lapis? Quin accipis? T.

—A monument to mark distance, mile-stone (at intervals of 1000 paces): sextus ab urbe lapis, O.: intra vicensimum lapidem, L.

—The auctioneer's stone at a slave sale, platform: praeter duos de lapide emptos tribunos.

—A landmark, boundary-stone: sacer, L.

—A grave-stone, tomb-stone: his scriptus notis, Tb.: ultimus, Pr.

—A precious stone, gem, jewel, pearl: gemmas et lapides, H.: clari lapides, H.

—A statue: Iovem lapidem iurare, the statue of Jupiter: albus, a marble table, H.
 
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