Definition of lecticula
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LNS
lectīcula, lectīculae
lectica
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a small litter or sedan
  2. A bier
  3. A couch or settee
  4. a hen's nest
Abbreviations
lectīcula, ae, f. dim. lectica, a small litter or sedan. In gen.: lecticulā in curiam esse delatum, Cic. Div. 1, 26, 55: Scipio lecticulā in aciem illatus, Liv. 24, 42.

— In partic. A bier: elatus est in lecticula sine ulla pompa funebri, Nep. Att. 22, 2.

— A couch or settee, on which one lay while reading or writing: lucubratoria lecticula, Suet. Aug. 78.

— Transf., of a hen's nest, App. M. 9, p. 232.
 
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