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-trunco , āvi, ātum, 1,
I.v. a., to lop or cut off (rare, and perh. not ante-Aug.).
II. Transf. to the body from which a member is cut off, to mutilate, maim, behead: “gladio detruncata corpora bracchiis abscisis,Liv. 31, 34: “aliquem,Val. Fl. 3, 145; cf.: “Dalmatas incensa urbe quasi detruncaverat,Flor. 4, 12, 11.
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