Quiris ītis, gen plur. tium, m Cures.
— Plur, the inhabitants of Cures, Quirites: prisci, V.
—After the Sabines and the Romans were united, the people were called Quirites: ita geminatā urbe . . . Quirites a curibus appellati, L.
— the term implied civilians, while Romani was regarded as the name of warriors and rulers. The two were united in various phrases designating the whole people: populus R. Quiritium, the Roman commonwealth of Quirite citizens, L.: exercitus populi R. Quiritium, L.: populus R. Quiritesque, L.: Quirites Romani, L.
— orators often addressed the people as Quirites.
—In the phrase, ius Quiritium, the civil rights of a citizen in Rome: iure Quiritium liber esse.
—Sing, a Roman citizen, Quirite: dona Quiritis, H.: reddere iura Quiriti, O.: Quis te re donavit Quiritem Dis patriis? i. e. unharmed, H.
—Of bees, citizens, commonalty: ipsae regem, parvosque Quirites Sufficiunt, V.