Latin definition for: cantharias, canthariae


  • declension: undeclined


  1. (having in it a figure of a Spanish fly L+S)
  2. precious stone
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Appears only in Pliny’s “Natural History”
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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