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capsŭla, ae, f. dim. [capsa], a small box or chest, Fab. Pictor. ap. Gell. 10, 15, 14; Cat. 68, 36; Plin. 30, 11, 30, 102.—Hence, homo de capsulā, one who is excessively neat, nice: juvenes barbā et comā nitidi, de capsulā toti, quite from the bandbox, Sen. Ep. 115, 2.