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-pĕcūlor , ātus (and old
I.Act. fut. infin. depeculassere, Lucil. ap. Non. 97, 9; cf. Neue, Form. 2, 421, and v. infra), 1, v. dep. a. [peculium], to despoil, pillage, rifle, plunder, embezzle (very rare).
II. Trop.: “laudem honoremque alicujus,” i. e. to detract from, diminish, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 36.!*? In pass. signif.: ubi senatus intellexit populum depeculari (ἀποσυλοῦσθαι), Cael. ap. Prisc. p. 793 P.: “me impune irrisum esse habitum, depeculatum eis,Plaut. Ep. 3, 4, 83 (dub. v. depeculatus).
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