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frĭtinnĭo , īre, v. n.,
I.to twitter or chirp as a small bird.
I. Lit.: et pullos peperit fritinnientes, Varr. ap. Non. 7, 15; of the cicada: et cuculi cuculant et rauca cicada fritinnit, Auct. Carm. Phil. 35.—
II. Transf., of the noise made by young children: sic dulci Marcus qui nunc sermone fritinnit, Poët. ap. Anthol. Lat. I. p. 603 ed. Burm.
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