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ŏboedĭentĭa (obed-), ae, f. [oboediens], obedience (class.).

A. Of persons.

1. With gen.: servitus est oboedientia fracti animi, Cic. Par. 5, 1, 35.—

2. Absol.: relinquunt enim et abiciunt oboedientiam, Cic. Off. 1, 29. 102.—

B. Of bees: mira plebi circa regem oboedientia, Plin. 11, 17, 17, 52.—

C. Of elephants: intellectus illis sermonis patrii et imperiorum oboedientia, Plin. 8, 1, 1, 1.