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roscĭdus , a, um, adj. ros,
I.full of dew, wet with dew, dewy.
I. Lit.: “herba,Varr. R. R. 2, 2, 10: “locus,id. ib. 3, 14, 2; cf. “solum,Col. 5, 6, 10; Pall. Febr. 13, 2: “qualitas caeli,Col. 3, 1, 6: “virgae,id. 4, 30, 6: “poma,Prop. 1, 20, 36: “mala,Verg. E. 8, 37. umor, i. e. dew, Plin. 9, 10, 12, § 38: “mella,dropping like dew, Verg. E. 4, 30.—Poet.: “dea,” i. e. Aurora, Ov. A. A. 3, 180: “Hesperus,id. F. 2, 314; cf. “Luna,Verg. G. 3, 337: “noctes,Plin. 2, 62, 62, § 153; 18, 28, 67, § 260: “Iris,Verg. A. 4, 700.—Neutr. plur. as subst.: “roscida caespitum,” i. e. dewy meadows, App. M. p. 102, 21. —
II. Transf., moistened, watered, wet (very rare): “rivis Hernica saxa,Verg. A. 7, 683: “tecta,Mart. 4, 18, 3.
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