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1

libellus

, ī, m. (Diminutive of liber, librī, m., papyrus roll)
Little papyrus roll

2

āridus

, a, um
Dry

3

pūmex

, pūmicis, f. here though usually masculine
pumice-stone

4

expoliō

, īre, īvī, ītus
To polish, refine

5

nūgae

, ārum, f.pl.
nonsense, trifles, frivolities

6

aevum

, ī, n.
Age, generation, time
omne aevum = all recorded history

7

explicō

, āre, āvī, ātus
To unfold, unroll; to make known, explain, give an account of

8

Carta

, ae, f.
Sheet of papyrus, papyrus roll, volume (of written work)

9

doctus

, a, um
Learned, full of learning

10

labōriōsus

, a, um
Involving much work, laborious, painstaking

11

quisquis

quisquis, quidquid; indefinite pronoun/adj.
whoever, whatever

12

quāliscumque

, quāliscumque, quālecumque; indefinite adj.
of whatever sort

13

patrōna

, ae, f.
Patroness

14

Perennis

, is, e
Lasting through the years, enduring

15

saeclum

, ī, n.
age, lifetime, generation, century

16

lepidus

a, um
Charming, delightful, nice, witty, amusing