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consŭlāris, e, adj. [consul], of or pertaining to a consul, consular (very freq.): aetas, the age required by law for the consular office, viz. the 43d year, Cic. Phil. 5, 17, 48; cf. annus, II.: comitia, for the choice of consul, id. Mur. 26, 53; id. Att. 9, 9, 3: officium, id. Rab. Perd. 1, 2; cf. imperium, id. Pis. 16, 38; Sall. C. 55, 6: fasces, Liv. 2, 54, 4: lictor, Hor. C. 2, 16, 9: insignia, Vell. 2, 58, 3; Tac. A. 13, 10; id. H. 4, 4: ornamenta, Suet. Caes. 76: exercitus, Liv. 3, 29, 2; 10, 25, 16; cf. arma, Vell. 2, 68: femina, of a consul, Suet. Aug. 69; cf. Dig. 1, 9, 1 res, worthy of a consul, Liv. 4, 8, 4; so, ortio, id. 34, 6, 2; and cf. infra, adv.: vinum, named after the consul during whose administration it was made, Mart. 7, 79.— Esp.: homo consularis, a man of consular rank, one who has been consul, Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 47, 118; 2, 3, 79, 184; id. Phil. 11, 2, 5; ib. Rab. Post. 10, 27; so, vir consularis, id. Sest. 21, 48; id. Cat. 4, 2, 3.—And,

II. Subst.: consŭlāris, is, m.

A. One who has been consul, an ex-consul, or one of consular rank: egregios consules habemus, sed turpissimos consulares, Cic. Fam. 12, 4, 1; id. Phil. 8, 4, 14; Sall. C. 53, 1; Nep. Hann. 12, 1 al.

B. In the time of the empire, a legate sent by the emperor as governor into a province, Tac. Agr. 8 and 14; Suet. Aug. 33; 47; id. Tib. 41; 63 al.—Hence, adj.: consularis adoptio, Quint. 6. prooem. 13 Spald.— Adv.: consŭlārĭter, in a manner worthy of a consul: consulariter acta vita, Liv. 4, 10, 9.