Definition of lunula
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lūnula, lūnulae
1. luna
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a little moon
Abbreviations
lūnula, ae, f. dim. 1. luna, a little moon, an ornament worn by women: aurea, Plaut. Ep. 5, 1, 33: lunulae sunt ornamenta mulierum in similitudinem lunae, bullulae aureae dependentes, Isid. Orig. 19, 31, 17; Tert. Cult. Fem. 2, 10.

—Rarely of the luna worn by senators on their shoes: hac lunula nam adsuta calceis discernuntur patricii a noviciis, Schol. Juv. 7, 192; cf. luna, II. C.
 
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