Charlton T. Lewis; Charles Short [1879], A Latin Dictionary; Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [latindico16].
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ploroplōro, āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. and

I a. [etym. dub.; cf. pluo].

I To cry out, to cry aloud = clamare: SI PARENTEM PVER VERBERIT. AST OLLE PLORASSIT, and he cry out, Lex. Serv. Tull. ap. Fest. p. 230 Müll.—

II To wail, lament, to weep aloud.

   A Neutr. (class.; syn.: lugeo, fleo): ego hercle faciam plorantem illum, Plaut. Poen. 1, 2, 164: ne plora, id. Merc. 3, 1, 3; id. Ps. 4, 4, 1: eam plorare, Ter. Phorm. prol. 8: plorando fessus sum, Cic. Att. 15, 9: date puero panem, ne ploret, Auct. ap. Quint. 6, 1, 47: lacrimandum est, non plorandum, Sen. Ep. 63, 1: jubeo te plorare, I bid you howl (in a double sense, alluding to their lachrymose poetry and to the chastisement its authors deserve), Hor. S. 1, 10, 91.—With dat., to or before one: ille suae (puellae) plorabit sobrius, Tib. 2, 5, 103: plorabo tibi, Vulg. Jer. 48, 32.—   2    Transf., of things: mimus quis melior plorante gulā, a complaining or clamorous appetite, Juv. 6, 158: at tu, victrix provincia, ploras, id. 1, 50.—

   B Act., to weep over any thing, to lament, bewail (poet.).    (a)    With acc.: turpe commissum, Hor. C. 3, 27, 38: raptum juvenem, id. ib. 4, 2, 22: funera, Stat. S. 5, 3, 245: quam multi talia plorent, Juv. 14, 150; 15, 134: Rachel plorans filios, Vulg. Matt. 2, 18; id. Jer. 31, 15.—   (b)    With object-clause: aquam hercle plorat, quom lavat, profundere, Plaut. Aul. 2, 4, 29: ploravere, suis non respondere favorem Speratum meritis, Hor. Ep. 2, 1, 9: me tamen obicere incolis Plorares Aquilonibus, Hor. C. 3, 10, 3 sq.
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Charlton T. Lewis; Charles Short [1879], A Latin Dictionary; Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [latindico16].
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