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prex , prĕcis (nom. and
I.gen. sing. not in use; dat. and acc. sing. only ante-class.; most freq. in plur.), f. precor, a prayer, request, entreaty (class.).
II. In partic.
B. A good wish, friendly greeting: “tuis Kalendis damus alternas accipimusque preces,exchange good wishes, Ov. F. 1, 176.—
D. An intercession (poet.): “jam prece Pollucis, jam Castoris imploratā,Cat. 68, 65.
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