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Roscius

Line breaks: Ros|cius
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒsɪəs
 
, ˈrɒʃɪ-/

Definition of Roscius in English:

( D.62 bc), Roman actor; full name Quintus Roscius Gallus. Many notable English actors from the 16th century onwards were nicknamed in reference to his great skill.

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