Definition of torulus
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Orthography ID = 2060154
1.
LNS
torulus, torulī
torus; a little ele vation; hence
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. A tuft
  2. The, muscle, the brawn or fleshy part
  3. the sap-wood, alburnum
Abbreviations
torulus, i, m. dim. torus; a little ele vation; hence, A tuft of hair: tum meo patri autem torulus inerit aureus Sub petaso, Plaut. Am. prol. 144; so, torulo capiti circumflexo, Amm. 29, 1, 31: torulus in capite mulieris ornatus, Varr. L. L. 5, ยง 167 Mull.

— The (dilated) muscle, the brawn or fleshy part of the body: terga pulposis torulis obesa, App. M. 7, p. 195, 12.

— Transf., the sap-wood, alburnum of a tree, Vitr. 2, 9, 3.
 
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