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ēruptĭo , ōnis, f. erumpo, II.,
I.a breaking out, bursting forth.
I. Lit.
B. In partic.
1. In milit. lang., a sally: “ex oppido eruptionem fecerunt,Caes. B. G. 2, 33, 2; 3, 3, 3; 3, 5, 2; 3, 6, 1 et saep.—
2. In medic. lang., concr., a breaking out, eruption of morbid matter, Plin. 23 prooem. 5, § 8; 24, 9, 38, § 63; 20, 7, 26, § 67; 20, 8, 27, § 71; 26, 11, 73, § 120; 28, 6, 18, § 66.—
3. Of a volcano, an eruption: “Aetnaeorum ignium,Cic. N. D. 2, 38, 96.—
4. Of plants, the putting forth, sprouting: “semen prima eruptione agnoscitur,Plin. 18, 17, 44, § 150.—
II. Trop.: “vitiorum,Sen. Clem. 1, 2, 2.
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