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nutricula

Ὦ ξεῖν’, ἀγγέλλειν Λακεδαιμονίοις ὅτι τῇδε κείμεθα τοῖς κείνων ῥήμασι πειθόμενοι. → Go tell the Spartans, stranger passing by, that here, obedient to their laws, we lie.
Simonides of Kea

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

nūtrīcŭla: ae, f.
dim. id.,
I a nurse.
I Lit.: quid voveat dulci nutricula majus alumno? Hor. Ep. 1, 4, 8; Suet. Aug. 94: fabulae nutricularum, Quint. 1, 9, 2.—
II Transf., she who nourishes, maintains, preserves a thing: nutriculae praediorum, Cic. Phil. 11, 5, 12: Gellius nutricula seditiosorum, id. Vatin. 2, 4: nutricula causidicorum Africa, Juv. 7, 148: casa nutricula, in which one was brought up, Quint. Decl. 13, 4.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

nūtrīcŭla,¹³ æ, f. (nutrix), nourrice : Hor. Ep. 1, 4, 8 ; Suet. Aug. 94 || celle qui maintient, entretient : Cic. Phil. 11, 12 ; Vat. 4 ; Juv. 7, 148.

Latin > German (Georges)

nūtrīcula, ae, f. (Demin. v. nutrix), I) die Säugamme, Hor. ep. 1, 4, 8. Suet. Aug. 94, 6. u. Ner. 42, 1. – II) übtr., die Ernährerin, Unterhalterin, praediorum, Cic.: Gellius nutricula seditiosorum, Cic.: Africa nutricula causidicorum, Iuven.

Latin > English

nutricula nutriculae N F :: nurse