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exosso , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. id., deprive of the bones, to bone: “mirum ni hic me quasi muraenam exossare cogitat,Plaut. Am. 1, 1, 163: “congrum,Ter. Ad. 3, 3, 24; cf.: “congrum, muraenam exdorsua ... exossata fac sient,Plaut. Aul. 2, 9, 3; id. Am. 1, 1, 162.—Hence, trop., to break the power of, to make helpless, Vulg. Jer. 50, 17.—Poet.: exossato pectore, boneless, i. e. flexible (cf. exos), Lucr. 4, 1271: “exossatus ager,” i. e. without stones, cleared, Pers. 6, 51.
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