I.a dashing or striking together, a concussion, shock: “partūsabjecti,” Just. 11, 12, 6.—
II.Transf., of letters in a word: πνεῖν, χεἰν, ῥεῖν, non sunt integra, sed ex collisione contracta. Macr. Diff. 19, § 17.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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