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ē-ructo , āre, v. a.
I. To belch or vomit forth, to throw up (rare but class.).
B. Trop.: “caedem sermonibus suis,” i. e. to talk of murder when drunk, Cic. Cat. 2, 5, 10.—
II. Ingen., to cast forth, emit, exhale: “Tartarus horriferos eructans faucibus aestus,Lucr. 3, 1012: “aquam,Varr. R. R. 3, 14, 2: “odorem,id. ib. 1, 4, 4: “noxium virus,Col. 1, 5, 6: “harenam,Verg. A. 6, 297: “flammas, vaporem, fumum,Just. 4, 1, 4.—
B. Esp., to utter (eccl. Lat.): “abscondita,Vulg. Matt. 13, 35; id. Psa. 44, 2; August. Civ. D. 18, 32; cf. Lact. 4, 8, 14.
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