I.a darkening, obscuring; only trop., a vilifying, degrading (eccl. Lat.): “deorum,” Tert. ad Nat. 1, 10; id. Res Carn. 43; Vulg. Ecclus. 41, 24.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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