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plangor , ōris, m. plango,
I.a striking, beating, attended with noise.
I. In gen. (poet.): “(undae) leni resonant plangore cachinni,Cat. 64, 272: “feminis,Auct. Her. 3, 15; Ov. M. 3, 498.—
II. In partic., a beating the breast or face in token of grief; loud mourning, wailing, lamentation (class.): “plangore et lamentatione complere forum,Cic. Or. 38, 131: “feminei,Verg. A. 2, 487: “dare plangorem,to make, Ov. M. 14, 421: “percutit claro plangore lacertos, id. ib 4, 138: caesis plangore lacertis,id. ib. 6, 532.
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