Siliquae
Siliqua Sil"i*qua, n.; pl. {Siliqu[ae]}. [L. See {Silique}.] 1. (Bot.) Same as {Silique}. [1913 Webster]

2. A weight of four grains; a carat; -- a term used by jewelers, and refiners of gold. [1913 Webster]


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  • SILIQUAE — porcorum cibus. Lucae c. 15. v. 16. ubi de acolasto, qui in fame repleri cupiebat ἀπὶ τῶν κερατίων, ὧν ἤςθιον οἱ χοῖροι, Siliquis, quas proci comedebant. Nec certe leguminum siliquae (quales habent pisa, fabae, lupini, phaseoli, alia id generis)… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • CERATIUM — nomen monetae, in LL. Georgic. et apud Cedrenum ann. 24. Leonis Isauri; quod genus ab ipsius Numae temporibus obtinuit, si Cedreno fides. Fecerunt autem Ceratia duo argentea milliarensem, qui hinc δικέρατος Scriptoribus dicitur; sicut… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • SILIQUATICUM — id apud Romanos, quod pro exponendarum mercium licentia dabatur. A Siliqua, primo et minimo pondere, Spelmann. Fuit autem Siliqua, vigesima quarta pars solidi, septima unciae, scrupuli sextam partem, drachmae vero decimam octavam conficiens, apud …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • CERATONIA SILIQUA L. - РОЖКОВОЕ ДЕРЕВО — см. 415. Дерево. С. siliqua L. Рожковое дерево Sp. pl. (1753) 1026. Монюшко (1934). Schery (1952) 212. Шутов и др. (1962) 125, рис. S y n. С. coriacea Salisb.; С. inermis Stokes. М е с т н. н а з в. Англ. carob tree, carob bean, St. Johns bread,… …   Справочник растений

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