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captātor , ōris, m. id.,
I.one who eagerly reaches after, endeavors to obtain, or strives for something (rare; not in Cic.).
I. Lit. only in Prud. στεφ. 5, 17.—
II. Trop.: “aurae popularis,that courts the popular breeze, Liv. 3, 33, 7.—Esp., one who hunts after legacies, a legacy-hunter, Hor. S. 2, 5, 57; Petr. 141; Juv. 5, 98; 10, 202.
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