Definition of lacunarium
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Orthography ID = 2031581
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LNS
lacūnārium, lacūnāriī
lacunar
Mostly Plural
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. panels of the under surface of a cornice
Abbreviations
lacūnar, āris (nom. lacūnārium, Isid. Orig. 15, 8, 6; gen. plur. lacunariorum for lacunarium, Vitr. 4, 3, 1 al.; dat. plur. lacunariis, id. 5, 2), n. lacuna, a wainscoted and gilded ceiling of an unvaulted chamber, a panel-ceiling, a ceiling (so called from its sunken spaces; class.), Vitr. 7, 2: non ebur neque aureum Mea renidet in domo lacunar, Hor. C. 2, 18, 2: gladium e lacunari seta equina aptum demitti jussit, Cic. Tusc. 5, 21, 62: primus lacunaria pingere instituit (Polygnotus), Plin. 35, 11, 40, § 124.

—Prov.: spectare lacunar, to gaze at the ceiling, to be wilfully blind, Juv. 1, 56.

— Plur.: lacūnāria, ōrum (-arium, App. Flor. 18, p. 83), n., panels of the under surface of a cornice, Vitr. 4, 3, 1; 7, 2, 2; 5, 2, 1; Plin. 35, 11, 40, § 124.
 
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