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Capsa

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

An oasis in southern Tunisia. Originally a considerable Libyan settlement (Jugurtha used it as a treasury: Strab. 17. 3. 12), it was destroyed by C. Marius (1) in 106 bc ...

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Capsa

Brian Herbert Warmington and R. J. A. Wilson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 160 words.

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Capsa

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

An oasis in southern Tunisia. Originally a considerable Libyan settlement (Jugurtha used it as a treasury: Strab. 17. 3. 12), it was destroyed by C. Marius (1) in 106 bc ...

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Capsa

Brian Herbert Warmington and Roger J. A. Wilson.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 145 words.

an oasis in southern Tunisia. Originally a considerable Libyan settlement (Jugurtha used it as a treasury: Strab. 17. 3.

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Capsa

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 154 words.

an oasis in southern Tunisia. Originally a considerable Libyan settlement (*Jugurtha used it as a treasury: Strabo 17.

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châsse

Élisabeth Taburet-Delahaye.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 421 words.

The French word châsse, from capsa, “box” (capsa, urna, casse fierte), means a casket

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cash

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 17 words.

†money-box; money. XVI. — F. †casse, or its source, It. cassa :- L. capsa CASE .

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capsule

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 13 words.

XVII. — F. — L. capsula, dim. of capsa box, CASE ; see -ULE.

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capsicum

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 12 words.

seed-pod of Guinea pepper. XVIII. — modL., perh. f. capsa CASE .

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châsse

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The French word châsse, from capsa, “box” (capsa, urna, casse fierte), means a casket enclosing Relics, whose use probably derives from the ancient funerary urn. In the Middle Ages, this ...

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Caisse

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 34 words.

French: metonymic occupational name for a chest maker, from Middle French caisse ‘wooden chest’ (derivative of Latin capsa). This

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