Definition of Tripudium

1. an ancient dance [n TRIPUDIUMS or TRIPUDIA]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tripudium

tripton
triptons
triptorelin
triptote
triptotes
triptyca
triptycas
triptycene
triptycenes
triptych
triptychs
tripudia
tripudiary
tripudiation
tripudiations
tripudium (current term)
tripuhyite
tripulant
tripus
tripwire
tripwires
tripy
triquadrantal
triquark
triquarks
triquetra
triquetrae
triquetral
triquetral bone
triquetral bones

Literary usage of Tripudium

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1. Bulletin by University of Virginia School of Latin (1909)
"Thus our quest after Indoeuropean origins has led us irresistibly back to our starting-point in the Italic tripudium and Saturnian verse: Livius Andronicus, ..."

2. A General Vocabulary of Latin by Joseph Henry Allen (1872)
"Triptolemus, myth, k. of Eleusis, inventor of agriculture. tripudio, I, to dance, leap. tripudium, i, N., a religious dance; a favorable omen (from the ..."

3. The Treatises of M.T. Cicero: On the Nature of the Gods; On Divination; On by Marcus Tullius Cicero (1853)
"And as you have it set down in your books that a tripudium, takes place if any of the food falls on the ground, so you also call this compulsory augury ..."

4. Hermes by Ernst Willibald Emil Hübner, Georg Kaibel, Karl Robert, Friedrich Leo, Georg Wissowa (1876)
"... welches die besten Handschriften haben] tripudium fieri, si ex ea quid in solidum ceciderit, hoc quoque, quod dixi coactum, tripudium ..."

5. Justin, Cornelius Nepos, and Eutropius by John Selby Watson, Marcus Junianus Justinus, Cornelius Nepos, Eutropius (1876)
"the continent of Asia, Alexander first of all threw a dart into the enemy's country, and leaped on the shore in full armour, like one dancing the tripudium. ..."

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