from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Tacitus, Publius Cornelius A.D. 55?-120? Roman public official and historian whose two greatest works, Histories and Annals, concern the period from the death of Augustus (A.D. 14) to the death of Domitian (96).
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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subtribe Sedinae — certain stonecrops.
- proper n. a Roman cognomen, notably borne by Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus (c.56-117), a historian of ancient Rome and Marcus Claudius Tacitus (c.200-275), a Roman emperor.
- proper n. a lunar impact crater
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- n. Roman historian who wrote major works on the history of the Roman Empire (56-120)
Latin Tacitus. (Wiktionary)