Catullus

[kuh-tuhl-uh s]
noun
  1. Ga·ius Va·le·ri·us [gey-uh s vuh-leer-ee-uh s] /ˈgeɪ əs vəˈlɪər i əs/, 84?–54? b.c., Roman poet.
Related formsCa·tul·li·an [kuh-tuhl-ee-uh n] /kəˈtʌl i ən/, adjective
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Contemporary Examples of catullus

  • Roman poets such as Catullus and Ovid celebrated the kiss and members of the populace were avid mouth-to-mouth practitioners.

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    The History of Kissing

    Sheril Kirshenbaum

    February 13, 2011

Historical Examples of catullus


British Dictionary definitions for catullus

Catullus

noun
  1. Gaius Valerius (ˈɡaɪəs vəˈlɪərɪəs). ?84–?54 bc, Roman lyric poet, noted particularly for his love poems
Derived FormsCatullan (kəˈtʌlən), adjective
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