Definition of talea
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LNS
tālea, tāleae
talea
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a slender staff, a rod, stick, stake, bar
  2. A cutting, set, layer
  3. a scion, twig, sprig
  4. a small beam used for binding together the joints of a wall
Abbreviations
tālea, ae, f., a slender staff, a rod, stick, stake, bar (syn.: virga, stipes). In gen.: taleae pedem longae ferreis hamis infixis totae in terram infodiebantur, Caes. B. G. 7, 73: ferreae, iron rods, used as money by the Britons, id. ib. 5, 12; Plin. 16, 6, 8, § 23.

— In partic. In agricult., A cutting, set, layer for planting, Cato, R. R. 45; Varr. R. R. 1, 40, 4; Col. 4, 31, 2; 4, 33, 4; Pall. Mart. 10, 11; Plin. 17, 10, 11, § 61.

— * Transf., a scion, twig, sprig, Ser. Samm. 12, 167.

— In archit., a small beam used for binding together the joints of a wall, Vitr. 1, 5.
 
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