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Lewis : dialecticus

dialecticus, dĭălectĭcus, a, um, adj., = διαλεκτικός, belonging to disputation, dialectical. Adj.: captiones, Cic. Fin. 2, 6, 17: disputationes, Quint. 5, 14, 27: pars, id. 12, 2, 13 et saep.: sapientiae professor, Plin. 7, 53, 54, § 180.—Adv., dialecticē, dialectically: disputare, Cic. Fin. 2, 6, 17: dicta multa, id. Ac. 1, 2, 8: probare, Quint. 1, 10, 37.

Subst. dĭălectĭcus, i, m., a dialectician, logician, Cic. Or. 32, 113; id. Fin. 2, 6, 15; Quint. 2, 4, 41; 7, 3, 41 al.

dĭă-lectĭca, ae, f. (sc. ars), dialectics, logic, Cic. Ac. 2, 28, 91; id. Fin. 2, 6, 15; Quint. 1, 10, 37; 3, 4, 10 al.—Also in the Gr. form dĭălectĭce, ēs, f., Quint. 2, 20, 7; 2, 17, 14; 2, 21, 13 al.

dĭălectĭca, ōrum, n., logical questions, dialectics, Cic. Fin. 3, 12, 41; id. Off. 1, 6, 19; id. Brut. 31, 119 al.