Definition of curculio, gurgulio
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LNS
curculiō, curculiōnis
(gurguliō, gurguliōnis)
kindr. with circulus, circus
noun (m., 3rd declension)
  1. a corn-worm, weevil
Abbreviations
curculio (gurgulio, Plaut. Trin. 4, 3, 9 Ritschl, Fleck.; Pall. 1, 19, 2; id. Jun. 3; also in some MSS. of the authors cited infra), ōnis, m. kindr. with circulus, circus, a corn-worm, weevil, Cato, R. R. 92; Varr. R. R. 1, 57, 63; Col. 1, 6, 15 sq.; Plin. 18, 11, 73, ยง 302; Serv. ad Verg. G. 1, 186.

— Form gurgulio = membrum virile, Pers. 4, 38.

— Curculio, the name of a comedy of Plautus.
 
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