Definition of tirunculus
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LNS
tīrunculus, tīrunculī
tiro
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. a young beginner, little tiro
Abbreviations
tīrunculus, i, m. dim. tiro, a young beginner, little tiro (post-Aug.): ut probarem tibi, quam vehementes haberent tirunculi impetus primos ad optima quaeque, Sen. Ep. 108, 23: servitia sic tirunculum (vilicum) contemnunt ut senem, Col. 11, 1, 3: quod me quamquam tirunculum sollicitavit ad Emendum, Plin. Ep. 3, 6, 4: nec frustum capreae Novit noster tirunculus, Juv. 11, 143.

— In apposition: miles, Suet. Ner. 21 fin.

—In fem.: tīruncula, ae, a female beginner: saluta Blaesillam et Eustochium, tirunculas nostras, female pupils, novices, Hier. Ep. 31, 14.

—Of a bitch that has littered for the first time, Col. 7, 12, 11.
 
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