(Lucius Sergius Catilina) 108?–62 b.c, Roman politician and conspirator.
Latin name Lucius Sergius Catilina. ?108–62 bc, Roman politician: organized an unsuccessful conspiracy against Cicero (63–62)
from Lucius Sergius Catilina, Roman official who plotted an uprising 63 B.C.E. and was exposed by Cicero in a famous oration, taken since 1590s as a type of a reckless conspirator.
pertaining to or resembling Catiline. a person who participated in Catiline’s conspiracy. a person who resembles or imitates Catiline; conspirator. Historical Examples
the larva or adult of a warble fly, especially Hypoderma lineatum, a common pest of cattle in North America.
a structure consisting typically of parallel bars over a shallow ditch, used to prevent cattle from straying. Historical Examples
- Cattle market
noun (Brit, slang) a situation or place, such as a beauty contest or nightclub, in which women are felt to be, or feel themselves to be, on display and judged solely by their appearance Contemporary Examples Historical Examples