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rŭdo (rūdo, Pers. 3, 9), īvi, ītum (
I.gen. plur. part. rudentūm, Verg. A. 7, 16), 3, v. n. and a. [Sanscr. root ru-, to howl; Gr. ὠρύω; cf. Lat.: ravis, ravus, raucus], to roar, bellow, bray.
I. Lit., of animals; “e. g. of lions,Verg. A. 7, 16; “of stags,id. G. 3, 374; “of bears,Claud. Cons. Mall. Theod. 298; esp. freq. of the braying of an ass, Ov. A. A. 3, 290; id. F. 1, 433; 6, 342; Pers. 3, 9.—
II. Transf., of men, to roar or cry out: haec inquam rudet ex rostris, Lucil. ap. Varr. L. L. 7, § 103 Müll.: “(Cacum) insueta rudentem Alcides telis premit,Verg. A. 8, 248.— “Of things: rudentem proram,creaking, groaning, Verg. A. 3, 561.
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