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Cornicularius

This article is part of the series on:
Military of ancient Rome (portal)
753 BC – AD 476
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Roman army (unit types and ranks, legions, auxiliaries, generals)
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A corniculary (Latin: corniculārius) or cornicular was an officer of the Roman legions who served as the adjutant to a centurion, so named for wearing a cornicule (corniculum), a small, horn-shaped badge.

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