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capsula

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

capsŭla: ae, f.
dim. capsa,
I a small box or chest, Fab. Pictor. ap. Gell. 10, 15, 14; Cat. 68, 36; Plin. 30, 11, 30, § 102.—Hence, homo de capsulā, one who is excessively neat, nice: juvenes barbā et comā nitidi, de capsulā toti, quite from the bandbox, Sen. Ep. 115, 2.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

capsŭla,¹⁴ æ, f. (capsa), petite boîte, coffret : Catul. 68, 36 ; de capsula totus Sen. Ep. 115, 2, tiré à quatre épingles [qui a l’air de sortir d’une boîte].

Latin > German (Georges)

capsula, ae, f. (Demin. v. capsa), die kleine Kapsel, das Kästchen, für Kleidungsstücke, Schmuck, Geld, Büchern usw., Fab. Pict. bei Gell. 10, 15, 14. Catull. 68, 36. Sen. apoc. 3, 4: Zenobiae capsulae, Schatulle, Aurel. b. Vopisc. Aurel. 31, 8: dah. totus de capsula, ganz wie aus dem Schmuckkästchen, d.i. ganz fein (v. stutzerhaften Gecken), Sen. ep. 115, 2.

Latin > English

capsula capsulae N F :: small box for books; chest, casket