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condĭtor , ōris, m. id.,
I.a maker, builder, framer, establisher, founder, author, compiler, etc.
I. Prop. (class.; most freq. in the poets and prose writers after the Aug. per.).
(β). Absol.: T. Sicinium ... conditorem Veios sequantur, i. e. who advises a removal to Veii, κτιστήν, Liv. 5, 24, 11: “conditorum, parentum, deorum numero nobis eritis,id. 7, 30, 19: “sacrificium quod Aeneae conditori faciunt,id. 40, 4, 9: “humilis,writer, author, Tib. 4, 1, 4.—In a sarcastic pun: “ipse conditor totius negotii Guttam aspergit huic Balbo (with allusion to the meaning of condo, to lay up fruits, cf. the foll.),Cic. Clu. 26, 71.—
II. Condĭ-tor , nom. propr., a rural deity who presided over the laying up of fruits, acc. to Serv. ad Verg. G. 1, 21.
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