paupulo


paupulo
paupulo, āre, Naturlaut des Pfaues, Suet. fr. 161. p. 251, 4 R. Anthol. Lat. 762, 26 R.

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

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