Definition of Lacaena
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LNS
Lacaena, Lacaenae
Lacaena
Λάκαινα
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. Spartan, Lacedaemonian
  2. Spartan woman
Abbreviations
Lacaena, ae, f., = Λάκαινα, Spartan, Lacedaemonian; and subst., a Lacedaemonian or Spartan woman. Adj. (poet.): apud Lacaenas virgines, quibus magis palaestra studio est, etc., Poet. ap. Cic. Tusc. 2, 15, 36: virginibus bacchata Lacaenis Taygeta, Verg. G. 2, 487: Tyndaris, id. A. 2, 601: canes, Claud. Laud. Stil. 3, 300.

— Subst., a Spartan woman: qualis tandem Lacaena, quae, etc., Cic. Tusc. 1, 42, 102; so of Helen, Verg. A. 2, 601; 6, 511; of Clytemnestra, Val. Fl. 7, 150; of Leda, Mart. 9, 103, 2.
 
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