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ăquor , ātus, 1, v. dep. aqua, bring or fetch water for drinking.
I. Lit. (a milit. t. t.): “aquabantur aegre,Caes. B. C. 1, 78; “Auct. B. G. 8, 40: miles gregarius castris aquatum egressus,Sall. J. 93, 2.—
II. Metaph., of bees, to get water, Verg. G. 4, 193; Plin. 11, 18, 19, § 61; Pall. Apr. 8, 1.—Of the earth, to get water, be watered: “quam diutissime aquari gaudet (solum), ut praepinguis et densa ubertas diluatur,Plin. 18, 17, 45, § 162 (where some, but unnecessarily, regard aquari as a real passive).
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