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tegumentum

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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

tĕgŭmentum: (collat. forms tĕgĭ-mentum and tegmentum), i, n. tego,
I a covering, cover.
I Lit. (class.; cf. tegmen): tegumenta corporum vel texta vel suta, Cic. N. D. 2, 60, 150; so, tegumentum, id. Fin. 5, 11, 32; Liv. 1, 43, 2; 9, 19, 7; 9, 40, 3; 22, 1, 3; Sen. Cons. ad Helv. 8, 2; id. Ep. 90, 17; Suet. Calig. 55 fin.: scutisque tegimenta detrudere, Caes. B. G. 2, 21; so, tegimenta, id. B. C. 2, 9; 3, 44; 3, 62; 3, 63: palpebrae quae sunt tegmenta oculorum, Cic. N. D. 2, 57, 142: tegumenta, armor, Vulg. 1 Macc. 4, 6. — *
II Trop.: istaec mihi ego semper habui aetati tegumentum meae, Ne, etc., a defence, protection, Plaut. Trin. 2, 2, 32 dub. (Ritschl and Fleck. integumentum).

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

tĕgŭmentum¹⁶ (tĕgim-, tegm-), ī, n. (tego), ce qui couvre, ce qui enveloppe : pennarum contextu corpori tegumenta faciebat Cic. Fin. 5, 32, avec l’assemblage des plumes il confectionnait de quoi se couvrir le corps, cf. Cic. Nat. 2, 150 ; palpebræ, quæ sunt tegmenta oculorum Cic. Nat. 2, 142, les paupières, qui sont les couvertures des yeux ; scutis tegimenta detrudere Cæs. G. 2, 21, 5, enlever l’enveloppe des boucliers || ut tegumenta corporis essent Liv. 1, 43, 2, pour couvrir, abriter le corps || tegumenta capitis Liv. 22, 1, 3, des perruques.

Latin > English

tegumentum tegumenti N N :: book-cover; (Cal)
tegumentum tegumentum tegumenti N N :: covering/cover/protection; clothing; body armor; skin/shell/husk (animal/fruit)