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occĭno , ŭi (
I.perf. occecini, Liv. 6, 41, 8: “occanui,Serv. ad Verg. G. 2, 38, 4), 3, v. n. ob-cano.
I. To sing or chirp inauspiciously, to croak, etc. (not in Cic. or Cæs.): “si occinuerit avis,” i. e. if by its chirping it gives an unfavorable omen, Liv. 6, 41, 8: “corvus voce clarā occinuit,id. 10, 40 fin.: “occinentes in eum adversum corvi,Val. Max. 1, 4, 2.—
II. In gen., to sing, chirp, cry: “animalia inter se,App. Flor. p. 349, 20.
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