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torrĭdus , a, um, adj. torreo,
I.dry, dried up, parched, torrid.
I. Lit.: “tellus,Lucr. 5, 1220; Sil. 12, 372; cf.: “campi siccitate,Liv. 22, 43, 10: “sal,Col. 7, 5, 8; 7, 8, 4: “farra,Ov. F. 2, 24: “fontes rivique,dried up, Liv. 4, 30, 7: “aër,Prop. 2, 28, 3; cf. “aestas,Verg. E. 7, 48: “zona ab igni,id. G. 1, 234: homo vegrandi macie torridus, dried or shrivelled up, * Cic. Agr. 2, 34, 93: “color sole,embrowned, Plin. 12, 20, 43, § 98: “vox,dry, hoarse, Calp. Ecl. 3, 59: “ora,Luc. 4, 239.—
II. Transf., of cold (cf. torreo, II.): “pecora jumentaque torrida frigore,pinched, nipped, Liv. 21, 32, 7: “membra torrida gelu,id. 21, 40, 9: “hiems,biting, Calp. Ecl. 5, 107.
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