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com-mŏrĭor (conm- ), mortuus, 3,
I.v. dep. n., to die with or at the same time with one (mostly post-Aug.; not in Cic.); constr. with cum, with the dat. or absol.
(α). With cum: “in acie cum Arunte commortuus est (Brutus),Liv. Epit. 2; Val. Max. 6, 8, 2.—
(γ). Absol., Plin. 8, 11, 11, § 32; 10, 21, 24, § 47; Vulg. Ecclus. 19, 10.—Hence, Commŏrĭentes , the title of a comedy of Piautus, now lost, composed in imitation of the Συναποθνήσκοντες of Diphilus, Ter. Ad. prol. 7, and Prisc. p. 725 P. (acc. to Att. ap. Gell. 3, 3, 9, not genuine).—
II. Trop.: “duo venena commoriuntur,” i. e. their effects vanish together, Plin. 27, 2, 2, § 5.
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