dēspectus

dēspectus
   dēspectus ūs, m    [despicio], a looking down upon, view, prospect : ex oppido in campum, Cs.: ex omnibus partibus despectūs habere, points of view , Cs.— An object of contempt : ut (res R.) Treveris despectui sit, Ta.
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despecta, despectum ADJ
despicable; suffering contempt; insignificant; contemptible (L+S)
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despectus N M
view down/from above; prospect/panorama; spectacle; (object of) contempt/scorn

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