Definition of fossura
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Orthography ID = 2022972
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LNS
fossūra, fossūrae
fodio
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a digging
  2. a pit
Abbreviations
fossūra, ae, f. fodio, a digging (postAug., whereas fossio is quite class.). Lit.: plana fossura, Col. 4, 14, 2; Pall. 10, 14, 2.

—In plur.: complanata juga fossuris montium, Suet. Calig. 37: puteorum, Vitr. 5, 9, 8; Col. 4, 28, 2.

— Transf., concr., a pit: summa fossura operiatur arundinibus, Vitr. 8, 1, 4.
 
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