Lewis & Short

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barca, ae, f., a small boat, a bark, barge (post-class.): barca est, quae cuncta navis commercia ad litus portat. Hanc navis in pelago propter nimias undas suo suscipit gremio, etc., Isid. Orig. 19, 1, 19; Paul. Nol. Carm. 21, 95.

Barcas (Barca), ae, m., = Βάρκας [[??], a gleaming, or a gleaming sword, as an epithet of heroes; cf. Gesenius, Gesch. d. Hebr. Spr. und Schr, p. 229],

  1. I. ancestor of a distinguished family in Carthage to which Hamilcar and Hannibal belonged, hence, a surname of Hamilcar, Nep. Ham. 1, 1.
  2. II. Derivv
    1. A. Barcīnus, a, um, adj., of Barcas, or pertaining to the family or party of Barcas: familia Barcina, Liv. 23, 13, 6: factio, id. 21, 9, 4.
      Subst.: Bar-cīni, ōrum, m., the Barcini, Liv 21, 3, 3.
      Poet.: Barcina clades, near the river Metaurus, where Hasdrubal was conquered and slain, Sid. Carm. 2, 532.
    2. B. Bar-caeus, a, um, adj., of Barcas, Barcœan: juvenis, i. e. Hannibal, Sil. 10, 355; 12, 200.