Definition of Quiris
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LEM
Quiris, Quirītis
Cures
noun (m., 3rd declension)
  1. [plural] the inhabitants of Cures, Quirites
  2. [singular] a Roman citizen, Quirite
  3. [of bees] citizens, commonalty
Abbreviations
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.
 
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