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pūpilla (in the Tab. Heracl. lin. 4 and 5 abbrev. VP., i. e. PV. reversed, like O for Gaia and q for puella), ae, f. dim. [pupa].

I. An orphan girl, a ward, minor, Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 50, 131; 2, 1, 58, 153 et saep.—

II. The pupil of the eye, Lucr. 4, 249; Plin. 11, 37, 55, 148; 7, 2, 2, 16; Vulg. Deut. 32, 10 (in Cic. N. D. 2, 57, 142, the true read. is pupula, as in App. 10, p. 255, 5).—

B. Transf., in gen., the eye, App. M. 3, p. 138, 39.