Definition of lectulus
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LNS
lectulus, lectulī
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. a cosey couch, a bed
  2. A small couch for reclining on at meals, an eatingcouch
  3. A funeral-bed, bed of state
  4. A reading-couch, lounge, settee, sofa
  5. A bridal-bed
Abbreviations
lectulus, i, m. dim. id., a cosey couch, a bed. In gen.: qui sese illa ipsa nocte me in meo lectulo interfecturos pollicerentur, Cic. Cat. 1, 4, 9: philosophi in suis lectulis plerumque moriuntur, id. Fin. 2, 30, 97: a ducenda uxore sic abhorret, ut quicquam libero lectulo neget esse jucundius, single, id. Att. 14, 13: testis mihi lectulus, Juv. 9, 77.

— In partic. A small couch for reclining on at meals, an eatingcouch: statuite hic lectulos, Plaut. Pers. 5, 1, 6: lectuli Puniciani, Cic. Mur. 36, 75.

— A funeral-bed, bed of state, Tac. A. 16, 11.

— A reading-couch, lounge, settee, sofa, Plin. Ep. 5, 5, 5; Ov. Tr. 1, 1, 38.

— A bridal-bed, Mart. 10, 38, 7; in full, lectulus matrimonialis, Quint. Decl. 1, 13.
 
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