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-albo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. albus,
I.to whiten over, to whitewash, to parget, plaster (good prose, but rare): “columnas,Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 55 fin. (twice): “parietes,Pall. 1, 24, 1; Suet. Gall. 9; Vitr. 7, 4.—Prov.: duo parietes de eadem fidelia, Curius ap. Cic. Fam. 7, 29; v. fidelia.—In eccl. Lat., to purify, cleanse: “in sanguine Agni,Vulg. Apoc. 7, 14.—Pass., to be white, Vulg. Psa. 50, 8 al.—Hence, dĕalbātus , a, um, P. a., whitewashed, plastered: “sepulchra,Vulg. Matt. 23, 27; cf. August. Conf. 7, 6.
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