Definition of fulcrum
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Orthography ID = 2023319
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LNS
fulcrum, fulcrī
fulcio
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. the post or foot of a couch, a bedpost
  2. a couch, bed-lounge
Abbreviations
fulcrum, i, n. fulcio, the post or foot of a couch (a bed or an eating-couch), a bedpost: eburnum, Prop. 2, 13, 21 (3, 5, 5 M.); Ov. P. 3, 3, 14; Gell. 10, 15, 14: tricliniorum pedibus fulcrisque, Plin. 34, 2, 4, ยง 9: aurea fulcra, Verg. A. 6, 604; Suet. Claud. 32; cf. plutei, Prop. 4 (5), 8, 68.

— Transf. (pars pro toto), a couch at table, bed-lounge, Prop. 4 (5), 7, 3; Juv. 6, 22; 11, 95: plumeum, Amm. 28, 1, 47.
 
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