Definition of nubecula
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LNS
nūbēcula, nūbēculae
nubes
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a little cloud
  2. something cloudy or dark, a dark spot
  3. a gloomy expression of countenance
Abbreviations
nūbēcula, ae, f. dim. nubes, a little cloud. Lit., Plin. 18, 35, 82, § 356.

— Transf., something cloudy or dark, a dark spot: mala urina, in quā veluti furfures atque nubeculae apparent, Plin. 28, 6, 19, § 68: smaragdi variā nubeculā improbati, id. 37, 5, 18, § 68: nubeculae et caligationes suffusionesque oculorum, id. 29, 6, 38, § 123; 20, 7, 26, § 61.

— Trop., a gloomy expression of countenance: frontis tuae nubecula, Cic. Pis. 9, 20.
 
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