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scirpĕus (sirp-), a, um [scirpus].
- I. Adj., of rushes, rush-: ratis, Plaut. Aul. 4, 1, 9: clava, Nov. ap. Fest. s. v. scirpus, p. 330 Müll.: simulacra, i. e. images of men made of rushes, which were thrown into the Tiber annually, Ov. F. 5, 622 (v. Argei); also imago, id. ib. 5, 659: fila, a rush-wick of wax tapers, Prud. Cath. 5, 15: fiscella, Vulg. Exod. 2, 3.
- II. Subst.: scirpĕa (sirp-), ae, f., a basket-work of rushes to form the body of a wagon (generally used for carrying manure), Varr. L. L. 5, § 139 Müll.; Cato, R. R. 10, 2; 11, 4; Varr. R. R. 1, 23, 5; Ov. F. 6, 680; Just. 43, 4, 6; Arn. 2, n. 38.