Definition of basiliscus
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Orthography ID = 2006242
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LNS
basiliscus, basiliscī
basiliscus
βασιλίσκος
noun (m., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. A kind of lizard, a basilisk
  2. A surname of
Abbreviations
basiliscus, i, m., = βασιλίσκος. A kind of lizard, a basilisk: Lacerta basiliscus, Linn.; Plin. 8, 21, 33, § 78 sq.; App. Herb. 128; Sol. 27, 50; Vulg. Psa. 90 (91), 13.

—For the deriv. of the word from βασιλεύς (king), v. Luc. 9, 726.

— A surname of Cn. Pompeius, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 11, § 25.
 
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