contamen


contamen
contāmen, minis, n. (= contagmen zu contingo, wie exagmen = exāmen zu exigo), die Berührung, bes. die befleckende, ansteckende, die Ansteckung, Tert. poët. adv. Marc. 1, 1 u.a. Mart. Cap. 1. § 10.

Ausführliches Lateinisch-deutsches Handwörterbuch von Karl Ernst Georges. 2002.

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