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Lewis : petro

petro, pētro, ōnis, m. 1. petra. A rustic: petrones rustici fere dicuntur, etc., Fest. p. 206, 23 Müll.; cf.: petrones rustici a petrarum asperitate et duritiā dicti, Paul. ex Fest. p. 207, 6 ib.

An old wether, whose flesh is as hard as a stone (anteclass.), Plaut. Capt. 4, 2, 40.