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pĕr-ā^gro , āvi, ātum, 1 (
I.part. peragratus, in the dep. signif.; v. infra), v. a. per and ager, to wander or travel through or over, to go or pass through, traverse, etc. (class.; cf. percurro).
(β). Dep. only in part.: “peragratus omnes Germaniae partes, etc.,Vell. 2, 97, 4.—
II. Trop., to go through, traverse, to spread through; to search through, penetrate: “omne immensum peragravit mente animoque,Lucr. 1, 74: “eloquentia omnes peragravit insulas,Cic. Brut. 13, 51: “cujus res gestae omnes gentes terrā marique peragrassent,id. Balb. 6, 16; id. Mil. 35, 98; id. Cael. 22, 53.—Rarely with per: “orator ita peragrat per animos hominum, ut, etc.,Cic. de Or. 1, 51, 222: “gula peragrans,a roving appetite, Gell. 7, 16, 6.—Hence, * pĕrăgranter , adv., in roving about, Amm. 14, 1, 6.
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