‡ axāmenta, ōrum, n. [axis, II. F., since they were inscribed on tables of wood], religious hymns written in Saturnian measure, which were annually sung by the Salii, Paul. ex Fest. p. 3 Müll.: axamenta: στίχοι ἐπὶ θυσιῶν Ἡρακλέους, Gloss.; cf. Smith, Dict. Antiq. The beginning of such a Salian hymn (in Varr. L. L. 7, § 86 Müll.) runs thus: Divom éxta cánte, Dívom Dío súpplicante.