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Lewis : emplastrum

emplastrum, emplastrum, i, n. (or emplastra, ae, f., Gell. 16, 7 fin.), = ἔμπλαστρον . In medic. lang., a plaster. Prop., Cels. 5, 17; 19; Cato, R. R. 39, 2; Plin. 21, 4, 10, § 15; 34, 10, 22, § 103 et saep.—* Trop.: quid est jusjurandum? Emplastrum aeris alieni, Laber. ap. Gell. 16, 7 fin. — In horticult. lang., the band of bark which surrounds the eye in ingrafting, the scutcheon, Col. 5, 11, 10; id. Arb. 26, 9 sq.; Plin. 17, 16, 26, § 121; Pall. Febr. 17, 1 al.