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corbis, is (abl. regularly corbe: corbi, Cato, R. R. 136 twice), comm. [corbes dicti quod curvatis virgis contexuntur, Isid. l. l.; but more prob. kindr. with κόλπος], a basket (esp. for use in gathering fruits, etc.).

(a). Masc., Auct. B. Hisp. 5, 1; Col. 11, 2, 99; Suet. Ner. 19; Prud. Dittoch. 147; cf. Col. 6, 3, 5 dub.—

(b). Fem., Serv. ad Verg. A. 1, 165; cf. Caper de Verb. Dub. p. 2248; Cic. Sest. 38, 82 (abl. corbe).—

(g). Of dub. gender, Varr. L. L. 5, 139 Müll.; Cato, R. R. 136; Varr. R. R. 1, 50, 1 sq.; 1, 52, 2; Plaut. Bacch. 4, 4, 61; cf. Ov. M. 14, 644.