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-gĕnĕro , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a.
I. Lit., to bring forth again, reproduce (Pliny and eccl. Lat.): “signa quaedam naevosque et cicatrices etiam regenerari,Plin. 7, 11, 10, § 50: “platani satae regeneravere vitium,id. 12, 1, 5, § 11.—
II. Transf., to bring forth something similar, to represent: “ipse avum regeneravit Aethiopem,represented, resembled, Plin. 7, 12, 10, § 51; so, “patrem Tiberium,id. 14, 22, 28, § 145.—
III. Trop., to regenerate, Vulg. 1 Pet. 1, 3.
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