Definition of lira
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LNS
līra, līrae
perh. fr. lisa; O. H. Germ. Leisa; Germ. Geleise, a track or rut; cf. delirus
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. the earth thrown up between two furrows, a ridge
  2. a furrow
Abbreviations
līra, ae, f. perh. fr. lisa; O. H. Germ. Leisa; Germ. Geleise, a track or rut; cf. delirus, the earth thrown up between two furrows, a ridge: liras rustici vocant easdem porcas, cum sic aratum est, ut inter duos latius distantes sulcos medius cumulus siccam sedem frumentis praebeat, Col. 2, 4, 8: patentes liras facere, id. 2, 8, 3: proscissa lira, id. 2, 10; cf. id. 11, 3.

— Transf., a furrow, acc. to Non. 17, 32; cf. lira, αὖλαξ, Gloss. Philox.
 
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