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Lewis : captivitas

captivitas, captīvĭtas, ātis, f. captivus, the condition of captivus (post-Aug.; cf. Madvig. Cic. Cornel. Fragm. ap. Orell. V. 2, p. 71). Lit. Of living beings, captivity, bondage, Sen. Ep. 85, 27; Tac. A. 12, 51; 4, 25; 11, 23; id. H. 5, 21; Just. 3, 5, 2; 4, 3. 3; 4, 5, 12; 11, 3, 7; 11, 14, 11.—Also of animals, Plin. 8, 37, 56, § 134; Flor. 1, 18, 28.

Collect.: nisi coetu alienigenarum, velut captivitas, inferatur, Tac. A. 11, 23.

Of inanim. things, a taking, capture: urbium, Tac. A. 16, 16; id. H. 3, 83: Africae, Flor. 2, 6, 8.—Also in plur.: urbium, Tac. H. 3, 70.

(Acc. to capio. II. A. 2. a.) Oculorum, blindness, App. M. 1, p. 104, 36 Elm.