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Acipenser

Acipenser, seltener Seefisch, galt als grösster Leckerbissen

[Pauly 1893]

ăcĭpenser, ĕris, and ăcĭpensis, is (also aquip., not accipenser), m., = ἀκκῐπησίος, a fish very highly esteemed in the age of the greatest luxury of the Romans, perh. the sturgeon, Cic. Tusc. 3, 18; id. Fin. 2, 8; Hor. S. 2, 2, 47; Ov. Hal. 132.

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