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pōtor , ōris, m. poto,
I.a drinker.
I. In gen. (poet.): “aquae potores,Hor. Ep. 1, 19, 3.—
B. Transf.: “Rhodanique potor,” i. e. the dweller by the Rhone, Hor. C. 2, 20, 20. —
II. In partic., a hard drinker, a drunkard, sot, toper, tippler (poet. and in post-Aug. prose): “potorum rixae,Prop. 1, 16, 5: “potores bibuli Falerni,Hor. Ep. 1, 18, 91; id. S. 2, 4, 59: “acres,id. ib. 2, 8, 37: “nobilis,Mart. 6, 78, 1; Plin. 23, 8, 75, § 145; 23, 4, 50, § 96; 20, 23, 99, § 263.
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