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-erro (in the poets dissyllabic, Lucr. 1, 711; Verg. E. 7, 7 al.), āvi, ātum, 1,
I.v. n., to wander away, stray, go astray, go the wrong way, lose one's way (rare, but class.).
I. Lit.: “deerrare a patre,Plaut. Men. 5, 9, 54 (for which aberrare a patre, id. ib. prol. 31): qui in itinere deerravissent, * Cic. Ac. Fragm. ap. Lact. 6, 24; “for which itinere,Quint. 10, 3, 29: vir gregis ipse caper deerraverat, * Verg. E. 7, 7: “equi deerantes via,Sen. Hippol. 1070.—
II. Trop., to err, stray, deviate: “magnopere a vero,Lucr. 1, 712: “ab eo quod coeperimus exponere,Auct. Her. 1, 9, 14: “verbis,Quint. 12, 10, 64: “significatione,id. 1, 5, 46: “quia sors deerrabat ad parum idoneos,fell upon improper persons, Tac. A. 13, 29.—Pass. impers.: “ubi semel recto deerratum est,Vell. 2, 3 fin.—Absol.: “multos enim deerrasse memoria prodidit,Col. 1, 4, 6; Quint. 11, 2, 32.
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