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Lewis : statura

statura, stătūra, ae, f. status, from sto; prop. a standing upright, an upright posture; hence, height or size of the body, stature. Lit. (class.): (vir) commodā staturā, Plaut. As. 2, 3, 21: staturā haud magnā, id. Poen. 5, 2, 152: pro facie, pro staturā, Lucil. ap. Non. 226, 25: velim mihi dicas, L. Turselius quā facie fuerit, quā staturā, etc., Cic. Phil. 2, 16, 41: corporis nostri partes totaque figura et forma et statura, quam apta ad naturam sit, apparet, id. Fin. 5, 12, 35; so, corporis (corresp. to figura), id. Inv. 1, 28, 41: ipse (citharoedus) formā et specie sit et staturā appositā ad dignitatem, Auct. Her. 4, 47, 60: parva statura (hominis), ib. 4, 33, 45: homines tantulae staturae, of so small a stature, Caes. B. G. 2, 30 fin.: hoc ali staturam, ali hoc vires, id. ib. 6, 21.

Transf., of animals or plants, size, growth (post-Aug. and rare): Altinae vaccae sunt humilis staturae, Col. 6, 24, 5: producere vitem in tantam staturam, quantam permittit agricola, id. 5, 5, 8.